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Jonathan feeney

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Post Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:17 pm

contour cut outline help ?

Hi everyone , i have a logo a customer has sent me and wants printed so im looking to put a cut contour around the full image but after trying everything i cant get it can anyone help ?


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David Hammond

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Post Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:33 pm

Re: contour cut outline help ?

Two quick attempts, I'd probably tweak the bottom one to put the points on the yellow bit.

Just in the middle of something, so not perfect.
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Post Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:34 pm

Re: contour cut outline help ?

Thanks David lifesaver everything I tired wouldn't work cheers
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Post Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:34 pm

Re: contour cut outline help ?

Got 5 mins to explain it a little better.

In illustrator, duplicate the object, and merge it into one blob, no fill and add the cut stroke, you can offset the path 1-2mm as required, expand the background etc. :thumbsup:

Signlab, just add a contour cut path to it, it does it automatically :thumbsup:
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Post Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:08 pm

Re: contour cut outline help ?

In Corel Draw, just use the boundary tool or group everything and use contour tool and alther the offset
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Post Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:22 pm

Re: contour cut outline help ?

Thanks guys got it all sorted cheers
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Post Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:15 am

Re: contour cut outline help ?

This might help any Adobe Illustrator users: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVkrwKON--E

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