About this Event
Learn how to prep images for laser, vinyl, plasma cam, CNC routing, and silk screens. No prior experience needed.
Are bitmap images (jpeg, PNG) OK? What is a vector image? Vector images are used for the Lasers, CNC Routers, Vinyl Cutter, Plasma CNC, and many other tools. Learn the fundamentals and a few tricks.
1. Image tracing
2. Bézier curves. Anchors/Nodes and handles
3. Segment tools
4. adding/deleting nodes, creating/deleting segments
5. Fill and Stroke
6. Difference, Union, Combine...
7. Shape tools
8. Text to path
Paths get pretty deep. But an 1+ hours should give you a good command of the basics and ability to explore the rest on your own.
BRING YOUR LAPTOP with Inkscape installed please to get hands on practice.
Special Considerations and Warnings
Please bring a laptop with Inkscape installed to follow along.