How do I make a SVG mask?

How do I make a SVG mask?

The SVG masking feature makes it possible to apply a mask to an SVG shape. The mask determines what parts of the SVG shape that is visible, and with what transparency. You can think of an SVG mask as a more advanced version of a clip path.

How do I clip an SVG image?

Clipping in SVG – The Element. In SVG, the clipPath element is used to define a clipping path to clip elements. If you don’t want to use CSS to apply the clipping path to an element, you can do it in SVG using the clip-path presentation attribute.

How do I make a clipping mask in CSS?

clip only works if the element is absolutely positioned….Those four values are in the same order as margin/padding:

  1. 10px from the top of the element.
  2. 20px from the right of the element.
  3. 30px from the bottom of the element.
  4. 40px from the left of the element.

How to use SVG clipping and masking techniques?

The SVG element is used inside an SVG graphic to add masking effects. In this example, the mask is a circle and there is also a gradient applied. To get a feel for the SVG we will be masking with an SVG graphic. It might be a bit complex at a first glance, but it all works together to mask the underlying image.

How is a raster image masked in SVG?

So far there’s been a lot of SVG code, but this example is slightly different since there is going to be a raster image masked with an SVG. The mask-image property is where the mask shape will be declared. In this case, the mask image is an SVG graphic. Having the URL link included is how the mask is built.

Can you use a gradient for a SVG mask?

Instead of an SVG pattern, you can also fill the text mask with a gradient as I’ve done here, by borrowing the linear gradient I used last week. Again the shape of the text clips the image and in this case applies a gradient mask so the text to the left is lighter than the text to the right.

Where does masking take place in CSS and canvas?

The masking happens mostly in the canvas element, but it’s controlled through JavaScript. It’s a fun way to blend two images with an abstract SVG animation. Again this may not serve many purposes on a real-world website, but it’s a cool experiment for tinkering with masks. 9. SVG BG Mask