Illustrator Clipping Mask Error
I was trying to make a logo. I used the pen tool to make an outline of the shape (logo). Now I want to power clip an image inside the shape I created. But it doesn't happen! The dialogue box says: "Can't create clipping mask. The top selected object must be a path, compound shape, a text or a group of all." Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance :)
That is the message that you get when the top object isn't a vector object that can be used as a clipping mask. Therefor I'm assuming your image is above the path you want to use as a clipping mask. To make sure, select the path and go to Object â†’ Arrange â†’ Bring to Front.
You can read more about creating clipping masks in the Illustrator help docs: