Laser cutting Basics! Design a laser cut wood brooch!

Jen Pepper, designer & maker

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7 Videos (21m)
    • Introduction

    • Sketch it out!

    • Start your design in Adobe Illustrator

    • Finalizing your design in Illustrator

    • Prep your design for Laser Cutting

    • Make your design come to life!

    • Finishing your final design!


About This Class

Through adobe illustrator, learn how to design and set up your files for laser cutting. We will be using simple type to explore the basics of laser cutting capabilities, and how to set up your designs for laser cutting. Don't have a laser cutter? Don't worry! I'll let you know my favorite place to get your designs made into physical items!

Share your designs in any form —whether it's a sketch, a file or the final piece!

I'm so excited to see what you make! A few of my brooch creations are below!



24 of 25 students recommendSee All

Loved this class! I'm a fan of lasercut jewellery and always wondered about the steps it took.
This course is amazing and EXACTLY what I was looking for! I have access to a laser cutting machine and am trying to learn it to begin a side venture of an online company selling laser cut wood products. I recently moved from USA to Denmark, and as I don't speak Danish, I have had some difficulties trying to troubleshoot on my and needed some handholding in the preparation process. This step by step course has been an incredible help. Your instruction style is simple, patient, clear, and very easy to follow. You can really go somewhere with this, keep it up! I will be uploading some of my projects in the next couple weeks. Thank you so much for making this course, Brian
Great class! Thank you





Jen Pepper

designer & maker

Jen Pepper is the designer behind Peppersprouts and The Chatty Press. She started her design career in NYC working at an ad agency, and then grew to Design Director at a boutique branding firm in SOHO. She lives on the coast of New England, with her husband matt and their corgi Einstein.

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