2D Design for Laser & Vinyl Cutting
Want to create designs for a Laser Cutter, Vinyl Cutter, Cricut, or similar 2D Cutting machine but not sure where to start? Consider using Inkscape, a fantastic, free, and open-source vector design & drawing program.
Whether for Graphic & Web Design or a CNC Cutting Machine, vector drawing programs allow users to create beautiful, precise, and ornate vectorized drawings suitable for use online, in-print, or as a design file for a cutting machine.
Join our instructor in covering the basics of vector design using the free software Inkscape.. The concepts covered will help you out no matter what Graphic Design software you end up using & is targetted to absolute beginners as well as those who are just new to Inkscape.
- Drawing shapes, lines, and arbitrary polygons
- Combining simple shapes
- Morphing designs
- Basic Inkscape features
- This class will be held online via Zoom. After signing up, you will receive a personalized Zoom invite via email.
- To save time during the session, please make sure you have downloaded and installed Inkscape prior to the session. The software is totally free:
- If at all possible, please attend the Zoom session with both a camera and microphone. While we request that you keep yourself muted when not speaking, we believe that the ability to see and interact with participants is crucial to an effective learning session. No one likes talking to a blank screen.