Illustrator - cutting tools and pathfinder

a few ways to cut and chop content in Adobe Illustrator

The Pathfinder panel gives you the ability to add, subtract, and otherwise interact with each other to build more complex shapes. There are also specialized cutting tools that allow you to separate a shape into multiple elements. Here are some resources on how to use those tools.

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