Sign & Digital Graphics

2015 WRAPS

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2015 I WRAPS I 55 Next we click off the grouped boxes and click on the photo. Copy the photo to the clipboard (CTRL + C) then click on the grouped boxes while holding the shift key. You should have the photo and the grouped boxes selected. Then go to Effects > Mask. Just the boxed areas will show up as the masked- off areas (see Figure 5). We then paste the photo back in (CTRL + V) and send it to the back. Arrange > Order > To Back. The first photo shows the masked areas highlighted. The second photo shows the areas that would be wrapped (they look cut out of the truck) and then with the original photo pasted back in. This creates a top masked layer and a background layer of the original photo (see Figure 6). Essentially we do all the designing between these two layers. Figure 5 Once masked, only the boxed areas will show up as the masked-off areas. Figure 6 The first photo shows the masked areas highlighted. The second photo shows the areas that would be wrapped.

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