How to remove the background from an image in Illustrator
Posted on 27th March 2017
1- Open Ai and create a new art board.
2- Click and drag your image into your art board.
3- Adjust your image to fit your art board.
4- On the left toolbar select the stroke colour to black and turn off the fill colour.
5- Select the pen tool (1) and then with the pen tool draw around the image you want(2).
6- Once you have finished tracing the image from the background, select both the image as well as the trace. Right click and select Make clipping mask.
7- your background is now removed and the image you wanted is still on the art board.