Laser cutting Basics! Design a laser cut wood brooch!

Jen Pepper, designer & maker

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7 Videos (21m)
    • Introduction

      0:43
    • Sketch it out!

      2:13
    • Start your design in Adobe Illustrator

      1:42
    • Finalizing your design in Illustrator

      4:26
    • Prep your design for Laser Cutting

      5:49
    • Make your design come to life!

      2:23
    • Finishing your final design!

      3:57

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!

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26 of 27 students recommendSee All

nice and easy to follow .
Nice straight forward explanation of the process with several insider tips. Just what I like in a class.
Don Walls

Retired - now I get to play

Loved this class! I'm a fan of lasercut jewellery and always wondered about the steps it took.

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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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