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Step-by-Step Guide to Removing Backgrounds with Adobe Illustrator

If you're looking to remove the background from an image in Adobe Illustrator, you've come to the right place. In this step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to quickly and easily remove backgrounds using the software. Visit Clickmajic for more info.

Here's what you'll need:

Step 1: Open your image in Adobe Illustrator.

Step 2: Select the "Pen" tool from the toolbar.

Step 3: Use the "Pen" tool to trace around the edge of the subject you want to keep. It's important to be as precise as possible here.

Step 4: Once you've traced around the subject, right-click and select "Make Selection."

Step 5: With the subject selected, go to "Select" in the top menu and choose "Inverse." This will select the background.

Step 6: Press "Delete" on your keyboard to remove the background.

And that's it! You've now successfully removed the background from your image using Adobe Illustrator.

What is the Problem of a Background in Your Images?

If you're a photographer, chances are you've had the problem of a background in your images at some point. It's an annoying issue that can ruin an otherwise perfect photo.

There are a few things that can cause this problem. First, if you're using a point-and-shoot camera, the lens may pick up background objects you didn't intend to include in the photo. Second, even if you're using a DSLR, the depth of field may not be shallow enough to blur out the background completely.

The best way to avoid this problem is to be aware of your surroundings and make sure that nothing in the background will ruin your photo. If you're using a point-and-shoot, try to get closer to your subject to reduce the amount of background in the photo. If you're using a DSLR, you can try using a wider aperture to create a shallow depth of field.

Backgrounds can be a problem in photos, but if you're aware of the potential issue and take steps to avoid it, you'll be able to avoid ruining your photos.

How to Remove a Background With Photoshop

If you have a photo that you want to use as part of a design, but the background is distracting, you can remove it with Photoshop. This process is called "clipping", and it's a fairly simple task to do. Here's how:

  1. Open the image in Photoshop.
  2. Select the "Quick Selection Tool" from the toolbar.
  3. Click and drag over the image area that you want to keep. The selection will automatically expand to include similar colours.
  4. Once the selection is complete, click the "Refine Edge" button in the options bar.
  5. Use the "Feather" slider to soften the edges of the selection.
  6. Click "OK" and then click the "Layer Mask" button in the options bar.
  7. The background will now be hidden. You can save the image as a PNG or JPG file to preserve transparency.

How to Remove a Background Using Adobe Illustrator

If you need to remove the background of an image in Adobe Illustrator, there are a few different ways you can do it.

One way is to use the "Select" tool and click on the background area you want to remove. Then, go to "Edit"> "Cut" or "Edit"> "Clear". This will remove the selected area from the image.

Another way to remove the background is to use the "Eraser" tool. Just click and drag over the background area you want to remove.

If you want to keep the background but change the colour, you can use the "Fill" tool. First, select the background area you want to change. Then, click on the "Fill" tool and choose the colour you want to use.

You can also use the "Magic Wand" tool to remove the background. Just click on the background area you want to remove, and it should be selected. Then, go to "Edit"> "Cut" or "Edit"> "Clear".

If you're having trouble removing the background from an image, you can always try using the "Clipping Mask" tool. First, select the image you want to remove the background from. Then, go to "Object"> "Clipping Mask"> "Make". This will create a mask around the image, and you can then delete the background.

-- Abdul Alim - 2022-03-17


Topic revision: r1 - 2022-03-17 - AbdulAlim
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