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    So I am trying to make a logo and Most of it worked, I had an image of 3 wolves over 3 letters, then started to use the magic wand tool. I made the wolves disappear showing a cutout of them on the letters. Looks great, now the holes of 2 letters (P and R) won't disappear. Image is attached.

    When I try the Magic Wand Tool on the 2 holes of the letters P and R, they disappear, but leaving the letters solid with no holes. How do I attack this?

    Thank you in advance.
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    Are you talking about that crazy magic wand tool in Illustrator? That's only a ''select by attributes'' tool. It doesn't work like Photoshop's magic wand.

    You should learn to use pathfinder. Select those 2 black spots and the background red piece (assuming the red is a compound shape here...) then use Pathfinder Minus front. Should knock those holes through. If it only does one hole, or makes a red letter disappear, do them one at a time.

    You could also do this using Object > Path > Compound path > Make, but you do have to do each letter separately most times with that, grabbing one black hole and one red letter.

    I'm kinda curious what this looks like in outline mode.

    If you are using the majick wand in photoshop, photoshop isn't used to create logos.
    Last edited by PrintDriver; 07-04-2017, 07:31 AM.

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