May 08, 2008
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The newsletter this month is dedicated to our newly posted Course 14 Creating Cutting Patterns. We have created this course in response to many emails, phone calls and survey comments. I hope you enjoy and find it profitable.

Updates - Course 14 EngraveLab

The title for Course 14 may not fully do this course justice. In this course, we take you step-by-step from scanning a pattern to importing it into either CorelDRAW or EngraveLab, converting it to a vector, cleaning it and getting it laser ready to create a beautiful end result.

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Visit our newest course and the six lessons to perfect your skills in using patterns for laser engraving.

Lesson 6 of Course 14 uses the a smaller version of the EngraveLab program to vectorize and clean a scanned pattern. It is called EngraveLab-Photo/Vector. It helps with those pesky scanned patterns that give too much detail or extra double lines! Yikes!

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Laser Spotlight

Each month we showcase an item, product or skill from LaserU. We give a summary of the item and provide links for more information. This month we will look at Scanned Patterns & Vectors. This comes from our Learning Center in Course 14.

You can go from a pattern in a book to a great looking scan to a terrific finished product.

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For more information on Scanning Patterns see the Course 14 in the Learning Center.

Please send questions and comments to laseru@laserbits.com

See you next month with our next The Laser Engraver Newsletter.

Kathryn