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How to Crop in AI

Posted on 14th November 2016
Ensure that your file has been downloaded and unzipped to use.

1- Open your image in Ai.

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2- Select your image and then select the Mask icon in the top toolbar.

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3-  Scale the image to fit your screen by moving the little square points and holding down the Z key.
Next select the shape tool.

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4- Draw the shape to crop over your image.

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5- Select both the shape and the image you are wanting to crop.

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6- Select object icon in the top tool bar and then in the drop down box select 'Clipping Mask' , and then 'Make'. this will now crop your image.

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The file used is from Designbundles.net and is the Ghost cartoon Character file.

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