How to make an irregular diecut line with illustrator AI
This tutorial is teaching you how to make an irregular diecut line with illustrator
Select the objects that you would like to make a diecut line. If there is any text, please convert it to outline first.
Menu Bar > Object > Path > Offset Path
Input below settins in the "Offset Path" windows.
Offset = 4 mm,
Joins = Round,
Miter limit = 4
Press "OK". It will become as below.
1) By pressing short cut shift + ctrl + F9
2) Menu Bar > Windows > Pathfinder 。
After opened the "Pathfinder" window,
1) Click "Merge" button.
2) And then click "Unite" button.
It is to merge the objects into one object.
Then Right Click the mouse, select Ungroup。
Select the top layer
1) Fill change to no color
2) Stroke: select black color
Then the die cut line is finished.
- *) 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