Short explainer tutorials on how to use the invert tool, create appliques (carving a cutout), and setting up 2 sided carvings.
Tutorials explaining the use of the Select Surface Tool and the Merge Styles. Other resources for learning more on these topics. Chapter 3 of Learning Guide – Dynamic Surfacing Group & Merge Features in Designer
Creating a “carve through” project for piercing all the way through a board.
Creating a jig for carving lithophanes.
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.