Tools & Tips

Quick Tip: Four Ways to Crop a Vector Illustration in Adobe Illustrator


A reader asked how he could trim off the objects outside his artboard. There is no Crop tool in Adobe Illustrator, but there are a few ways to remove or hide excess shapes that overlap the edges of the artboard – if you want to. In this screencast, we show you four methods: the Pathfinder, Clipping Masks, Opacity Masks and marquee-erasing.

Vector illustration used in this screencast is available from GraphicRiver.

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