Every now and then a project will involve creating a Clipping Path which the client will then use in a layout program such as Quark Xpress or InDesign to make sure the background drops out completely.

Now creating a Clipping Path is simple enough, but what happens if the client needs the path to come in a little bit tighter, commonly called “choking”? Moving each point on the path in a few pixels can be very time consuming especially when you have a complex path.

Here is a video tutorial I created showing you how to easily accomplish this using Photoshop and Illustrator together.

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