How to make an irregular diecut line with illustrator AI

2019年10月17日
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How to make an irregular diecut line with illustrator AI

This tutorial is teaching you how to make an irregular diecut line with illustrator

 
1

Select the objects that you would like to make a diecut line. If there is any text, please convert it to outline first.

2

Menu Bar > Object > Path > Offset Path

3

Input below settins in the "Offset Path" windows.

Offset = 4 mm,

Joins = Round,

Miter limit = 4

4

Press "OK". It will become as below.

5

Open "Pathfinder"

1) By pressing short cut shift + ctrl + F9

or

2) Menu Bar > Windows > Pathfinder 。

After opened the "Pathfinder" window,

1) Click "Merge" button.

2) And then click "Unite" button.

6

It is to merge the objects into one object.

7

Then Right Click the mouse, select Ungroup。

8

Select the top layer

1) Fill change to no color

2) Stroke: select black color

Then the die cut line is finished.

9

Finished

Remarks.

  • *) If you want to change the Anchor Point for fine tune. Please click to "Direct Selection Tool" on the upper left corner.
  • *) 如果要加其他path, 用 Pathfinder -> Unite
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