Category: #crafting

  • Understanding File Formats for Images – Raster vs Vector

      Source: Clipart.com Images play an important role in our lives. Whether you are an educator, working with social media and advertising content or crafting. Understanding the differences with the images you work with is important. The main difference between file formats are raster and vector. Raster images are compiled using pixels, or tiny dots. […]

  • Getting Creative for Valentine’s Day

    For our second Cricut project we decided to see if we could create a layered design from card stock for Valentine’s Day. We chose image #1800685 from Clipart.com for our basic design. Because the image has extra layers to simulate shadows and shading we first removed those in Adobe Illustrator. We also removed the floating […]

  • First Cricut Project from Clipart.com

    Crafting is such a huge part of many people’s lives these days, both commercially and for fun. One big influence in this surge was the introduction of the Cricut. This amazing machine allows people to easily, and accurately, cut a huge number of materials for their creations at home. Images have always been a large […]