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I wanted to make a quick example of how one can adapt hand drawings easily for use with cnc machines, in this case the epilog laser cutters at TechSho...
The first step is easy: Draw something. I chose the American flag, the first thing that came into my head and drew it with large tip sharpie markers....
This one is simple, folks. After I scanned the image I also simplified it in photoshop using the posterize tool and one or two others to simplify the...
VCarve pro is a 2+ D software that was originally developed as a sign-making software. In this case I use it simply because it has one of the best "l...
I am most comfortable in Adobe Illustrator, so I used that program to combine these different vectors (using the pathfinder tool) and then clean up so...
Now all you have to do is pick a material, and cut out your pattern on a laser cutter (or any other CNC machine that works from vector art.) I chose ...
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Posted:Apr 30, 2012
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