Clips and Masks

In the previous chapters, we’ve used Boolean operations to control where our shapes cut off – that is, we’ve cut them ourselves and deleted the bits we don’t want. Sometimes, we want to temporarily hide part of our shapes without all the extra work. This is where clips and masks come in handy!

In this relatively short chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Clips and clipping groups
  • Clips inside clips
  • Masking with vector shapes and images

Technical requirements

You can download the practice files for this chapter from GitHub at

https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Design-Made-Easy-with-Inkscape/tree/main/Chapter09 ...

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