Let’s Explore v4 – Layers Panel

Layers Panel in Silhouette Studio v4 Unless you've worked in another graphics program, like Photoshop, you may be wondering what layers are. In the Silhouette software, you can create a design in layers which allows you to do many things such as hide, lock, rename, cut by layer, etc. The Layers Panel is an option … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Layers Panel

Let’s Explore v 4 Recap

We are half-way through 2018 - can you believe that? So it's the perfect time to recap what the "Let's Explore v4" series has covered so far since January. Let's Explore v 4 series Page Setup Panel - Tab 1 - Page Size & Cutting Mat Page Setup Panel - Tab 2 - Grid Options … Continue reading Let’s Explore v 4 Recap

Let’s Explore v4 – Pop Up Panel

Today we are exploring the Pop Up Panel. Did you know there was such a thing? If you have v4.1.197 or higher of the Silhouette software, then this is available to you. This is a neat feature that you can take a design and make it pop out of base shape, such as a card. … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Pop Up Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Offset Panel

Offset Panel - Silhouette Studio v4 We are moving down the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4 software and going through the Panels in detail. Let's take a look at the Offset Panel. This tool can be very useful for many things such as creating a background layer for a decal, creating a shadow, … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Offset Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Modify Panel – Part 2

So last week we talked about the differences in welding, subtract, subtract all, intersect, divide and crop in the Modify Panel - Tab 1. This week we are moving on to something that I think is very often more confusing than it should be - Modify Panel - Part 2 - Compound Paths. First, if … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Modify Panel – Part 2

Subtracting Text for HTV in Silhouette Studio v4

These designs have been a big hit for Mother's Day and we will walk through how to created one. First click on the Text Tool on the left side of the Silhouette Software. Click on the design mat & type out the words. Click off of the words to deselect it and then click back … Continue reading Subtracting Text for HTV in Silhouette Studio v4

Let’s Explore v4 – Modify Panel – Part 1

The Modify Panel has lots of neat tools in it that perform a variety of functions. It can be found on the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4. Let's take a look at all the tools in this panel. Weld - Joining two or more objects that are overlapping together to form 1 object. … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Modify Panel – Part 1

Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Object on Path

Replicate Panel - Object on Path I am sure you have seen other projects where people had a design replicated multiple times in a shape and you've said "How did they do that?" Well, today we are going to explore how to do that right in the Silhouette Studio v4. The Replicate Object on Path … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Object on Path

Let’s Explore – Transform – Shear

Today we are on the final tab of the Transform Panel - the Shear tab. This Panel is available if you have the Designer Edition upgrade to the software. This is another tool that is often overlooked. Why would you use it? You can change the look of a basic shape, design or even font … Continue reading Let’s Explore – Transform – Shear

Let’s Explore v4 – Scale tab

Welcome back to Let's Explore v4! Today we are on to Tab 2 of the Transform Panel - the Scale tab. This is another tool I use almost every time I open my Silhouette program. Just like almost all the other tools, there are many ways to do things in the software. While you can … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Scale tab