Time for action — masking objects
Here are some quick steps to see what a mask will look like:
- Use the same objects in an open Inkscape document as in the previous example. This time, however, let's make the background leaves black and the tree in front a grayscale color as follows:
- Press Ctrl + A to select all objects on your canvas.
- In the main menu select Object | Mask | Set.
- In this result, the top object also becomes the overall shape, while the bottom peeks through. However, you will notice the degrees of grayscale setting over the entire object ...