The Print Then Cut update for Cricut Design Space opens up some new dimensions in your projects! It is easy to prepare pieces of an image that can be layered for an exciting 3D effect with foam tape or pop dots!
Making 3D Layered Images
We show you how to prepare Cricut images from their new Printables category using the new Unflatten tool in Cricut Design Space.
Then we also show how this can be done with your own images using an image editing application like GIMP or Adobe Photoshop. This is an alternative to making images in to SVGs, especially if it is a complicate image that would be too hard to convert.
GIMP Image Editor
Only download applications from their official sites! Other sites may not have your best interests at heart. These applications are freely distributed products, you should never have to buy them to use them. Both sites can be quite slow at times, so be patient.
- Get GIMP at: http://www.gimp.org – The ‘Downloads’ link will take you to automatically to the Windows or Mac OS X installers depending on what you are using. We recommend using the link …”from gimp.org”
This is the free software we used in our videos because anyone can get it to use. If you have Adobe Photoshop, or other applications you are comfortable with which do similar things you are more than welcome to use those. The terms may not be exactly the same, but the concepts can still be applied in other applications with the same tools.
Print Then Cut Update Playlist
We are releasing a bunch of videos celebrating the Print Then Cut update! In this playlist you will also find videos from our friend Melody Lane! All of the crafters and creators in the Cricut community who had the opportunity to work with the pre-release version of this update are brimming with information and ideas to share so check them out![pexyoutube pex_attr_src=”https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLENGdQNWnhZ99fcDhyz9YSxT9uB-JLXDP” pex_attr_width=”640″][/pexyoutube]
Giveaway – Cricut Explore Print Then Cut Bundle
Cricut generously gave use a Cricut Explore Print Then Cut Bundle to use in a giveaway for being a part of the pre-release team! As soon as we have the details on when we will have these machine and materials we will post an announcement for the giveaway. If you aren’t a subscriber on YouTube subscribe now so you don’t miss out on your chance to win this incredible machine with a bundle of materials so you can jump right in to your Print Then Cut projects!
If you can’t wait to get your hand on the Cricut Explore to try Print Then Cut, you can buy it right now from Cricut! Shopping through this link supports Crafts By Two.
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