How do you make a transparent pattern in Illustrator?

How do you get rid of the white background in a pattern in Illustrator?

To make your clipping mask, select both your object and the image and navigate to Object > Clipping Mask > Make. This will effectively remove the white background from your image. You can even move the image off of the artboard to see the gray background of Illustrator showing through.

How do you create a pattern in Illustrator?

Create or edit a pattern

  1. To create a pattern, select the artwork that you would like to create the pattern from, and then choose Object > Pattern > Make.
  2. To edit an existing pattern, double-click the pattern in the pattern swatch, or select an object containing the pattern and choose Object > Pattern > Edit Pattern.

How do you add a background color to a pattern in Illustrator?

Drag the pattern swatch from the Swatches panel to the Artboard. In the Layers panel look for a path at the bottom of the pattern group and select it. Fill it with a color. Choose Edit > Paste in Back.

How do I make part of an image transparent in Illustrator?

Change the opacity of artwork

Select an object or group (or target a layer in the Layers panel). To change the opacity of a fill or stroke, select the object, and then select the fill or stroke in the Appearance panel. Set the Opacity option in the Transparency panel or Control panel.

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How do I save a PNG file with a transparent background in Illustrator?

From the Background Color dropdown, change the selection from White to Transparent. Then, click on Save Settings. That’s it, your PNG will now be exported with a transparent background.

How do I change the artboard to transparent in Illustrator?

If you want to change the background of your artboard to transparent, follow these instructions:

  1. Click the artboard.
  2. Go to the Properties panel (Window > Properties) for the artboard.
  3. Under artboard background color, select the background and change it to transparent.