Importing a photograph to make a lithophane.
Importing graphic images such as logos and simple clipart.
Explanation of basic drawing tools and the application of vector bits to drawn paths, including the 2 vector text styles, outline and centerline.
How to design a basic sign and optimize it for carving.
An overview of all three text styles or “rout modes”, raster, outline and the add-on module, Centerline Text.
Expanding further on the first project to add backgrounds and an introduction into optimization.
An essential introduction into the project designing process.
An overview of all the software tool bars and menus with brief explanations of each tool.
This article will show you the method for creating outlines and cut paths for projects that have patterns that overhang the main body of the design layout. I have received many “How did you do that?” inquiries on the subject, so I decided to write up a tutorial about it using a Fish Camp sign […]
Adapted from carvebuddy.com’s Tips & Tricks. In this Tips & Tricks I’ll demonstrate the function of the group and merge tools while creating a simple trivet layout. Later, you can apply these techniques to designs of your own. Despite its appearance, this trivet design does not require any special jigging or sled for carving it out. It only […]