Discover how to make original and fascinating designs with Adobe Illustrator CS3's Clipping Mask tool. Our guide covers all the key ideas, including how to access the tool, how to use it to apply an effect to a single object while masking its surroundings, and how to adjust the settings to get the desired results.
Create a new document. Place an image of your choice.
Type a text and place it on the image.
Choose both the photo and the text. Mask them by going to Object > Clipping Mask > Make.
Now you will be able to see the image through the letters.
Add outline and shadows to the text.
It can be used for making logos, banners, etc.