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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — masking objects

Here are some quick steps to see what a mask will look like:

  1. 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:
    Time for action — masking objects
  2. Press Ctrl + A to select all objects on your canvas.
  3. In the main menu select Object | Mask | Set.
    Time for action — masking objects
  4. 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 ...

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