Would like to show a photo through a polygon shape

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Mon Oct 21 15:31:57 EDT 2013

[ I didn't see the other responses until today -- the mail server enjoys
bumping me off about once a week and have to resubscribe to the list ]

Hi Al:

A graphic with discontiguous points is just another way to create a vector

The reason why a group with ink effects might be a preferable masking
solution is the image can be positioned/resized independently of the mask.
 This is demonstrated in the sample stack.  As Jacque pointed out, when
using a backPattern, the image is always drawn from the topLeft of the
object and is fixed.  Also a backPattern does not support translucency,
while a group can.  But using a group can be a bit more work.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

On 10/20/13 6:05 PM, "Alejandro Tejada" <capellan2000 at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi Scott,
>Scott Rossi wrote
>> Try this stack (in your message box):
>> go url 
>> "http://www.tactilemedia.com/site_files/downloads/masking_options.rev"
>I noticed that you do not include the option of
>using the Hidden Point technique to mask an
>image in your stack.
>Did you find a problem applying this method?
>Thanks in advance!
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