Advancing The Hobby- Sketching With A Cutting Machine

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jlopatin
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Advancing The Hobby- Sketching With A Cutting Machine

Postby jlopatin » Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:32 am

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One of  the neat features of the Silhouette Cameo 3 is that is has spaces for multiple tools at once. I decided to test this out with the sketch pens that came with the unit. First, I used the software to create some simple images. Next I played with the different sketch features. The machine will do lines of varying thicknesses, as well as "sketch type fills. It is meant to be sort of artistic, and does not do regular solid fills. By playing with the settings, I was able to get close, but I believe that lines are its strong ...

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Re: Advancing The Hobby- Sketching With A Cutting Machine

Postby Jackswift » Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:55 am

Another nice update. I can think of several scenarios with this functionality would be useful, especially when making decals for graffiti or signs for terrain useage. The chain link look is interesting but not directly functional unless you were to use it to back the interior of windows or similar in a small scale.

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Re: Advancing The Hobby- Sketching With A Cutting Machine

Postby jlopatin » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:11 am

Agreed about the chain link effect. It is very adjustable, but I wasn't really thinking about practical uses. I was just playing with the machine!
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