Vector Art

Why vector art matters and why you should care about it ?



Zoom in and out, pan to right and left

Draw rectangles

Move them, skew them, rotate them

Converting Vector Art into G-code

Are you an artist who is trying to convert your designs from concepts to reality? Maybe you want to engrave some fancy pattern, or perhaps you’re just more comfortable sketching than mousing. Perhaps you’re trying to work from a photo more than a precision dimensioned mechanical model. If any of these are true, you may want to be able to convert images into GCode rather than starting from CAD at all. CAD is great for parts that must have particular dimensions and particularly for parts that have lots of rectangles, round holes, and straight lines in them. But most CAD becomes painful in a hurry when smooth flowing shapes are called for