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New Twitter Profile Page Design
The new Twitter profile page has the popular large header image with the familiar profile photo at the lower left corner. Besides the new increase in image real estate, there are other new features that make the new profile page more user friendly.
Chalk Text Effect In Illustrator CS6
The Chalkboard style is very popular and I wanted to create an animated chalkboard style logo in Apple Motion. The first step was to create the text for the logo image in Illustrator and give it a chalkboard effect with an Illustrator brush.
Sketch with Your Silhouette SSDE
With Silhouette Studio Designer Edition and the Silhouette cutting machine, it's very easy to sketch your own digital line art and cut from paper or other media. Just tell the Silhouette which lines to draw and which lines to cut.
Simple Drawing Tools in Silhouette Studio Designer
Using the drawing tools in Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software is very easy. The Silhouette software has quite a few drawing tools. In this tutorial, letís get started using the most basic drawing tools.
Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software
The Silhouette Studio Designer Edition is a vector drawing and output software with many nice features. The software has one application, which is to output information to the Silhouette cutting machine. Here is an overview of the software and the electronic cutting machine from Silhouette America.
Designing for Die Cut Machines
One of the first steps in creating SVG cut file designs for electronic cutting machines such as Silhouette Cameo is to study what is popular in the crafting world, such as what types of projects, themes, color schemes and techniques are used most often by your potential customers.
Let's talk about the popularity for a new type of digital craft that results in a physical project made from materials, such as paper and fabric, that can be easily cut. But, the fun is that the crafter doesnít do the cutting. This new craft method is commonly referred to as design and cut.
Computer Crafts and Digital Art
As soon as the digital imaging software became available, it was quickly applied to creating digital art. But at this same time, crafters began to incorporate the computer into their projects. In fact, I have always felt that computer crafting has been under appreciated as an art form.
How to Add Text to Silhouette Print and Cut Design
In this tutorial, we will use the Print and Cut feature of the Silhouette Cameo. First we will draw the cut lines for the design or open the SVG cut file. Next, add the text to the design and print on our cardstock. Then, load the paper into the Silhouette machine and cut the design.
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