Computerized Paper Cutting

Suitable for:
13 – 18 years old

6 – 16 hours

An introduction to Computer Aided Design for 2D manufacturing. Create beautiful art that can be repeated infinitely or personalized as much as you want. Cut out your designs on thin materials like paper, cardstock or vinyl.

What you’ll learn



By the end of this course, participants will be able to –
i. Design vectors in CAD software
ii. Operate cutting machinery and know how to calibrate settings to different materials
iii. Create their very own computer-cut greeting cards

Learn for Life


– Problem Solving
– Creativity
– Time Management

Course Outline


i. Sketching and prototyping an idea
ii. Introduction to CAD software – differences and similarities
iii. Using Inkscape – free and opensource CAD software
iv. How to operate the Brother Scan n’ Cut and Cricut Explore machines

What you’ll need


i. Inkscape
ii. Brother CanvasWorkspace
iii. Cricut Design Space

Download and installation will be covered in this course.


Laptop computer



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