Help Gurus! I am a novice illustrator user. I am trying to make a logo for a friend and am having difficulty. I have made the file
It's actually the badge and wording on a layer above the vector illustration of a cross section of a tree. I am trying to get the rings located in the badge deleted and have the badge have no fill instead of a white one so that a mockup in photoshop doesn't have the colored part
I have attached the AI file for reference as to the layer structure.
1) Select your text background (the shield) and delete the fill.
2) Select your wood object, including the rings, and Object > Expand: Fill & Stroke.
3) With the object still selected, Window > Pathfinder > Unite.
4) Select the Group Select Tool, and click on the path of the shield.
Do Copy + Edit > Paste in Back, then Object > Arrange > Send to Back.
With the duplicate shield still selected, Shift + Select the wood and Window > Pathfinder > Minus Back.
If you lose control of the duplicate shield, you can Ctrl + Z to step back, or Object > Lock the upper shield so you can select the lower shield.
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