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NEW VIDEO! Make Vinyl Silhouettes and “Ink Style Drawings” with MS PowerPoint and VinylMaster Cut

We’ve done a series of posts (1, 2) now on the contour cropping possibilities available through MS PowerPoint and your vinyl cutting software.

Now see for yourself in this video run-through of the process.

Grab figures out of photos and make vinyl silhouettes or “ink style drawings”.

Put the power of vectors to your advantage with artistic photo renderings!

Put the power of vectors to your advantage with artistic photo renderings with low-cost materials!

It’s easy, cheap to do, looks great, and your customers or family members will love it!


FROM KITSCHY KITCHEN SIGNS TO AN R2-D2 WRAPPED VW BUS: Creative Vinyl Applications From Around the Web

Whether you’re partial to Antiques Road Show or the Star Wars saga, there are plenty of ways to express your inner muse with vinyl.

This blog post from the SignCraft website shows you step-by-step how to use vinyl to stencil mask and subsequently distress a wooden sign to reproduce the look of a vintage painted country store signboard.


And here’s another idea from the other side of space and time in a galaxy far far away. Printed vinyl wrap to dress up the modular-looking proletarian Volkswagen bus as the lovable robot R2-D2, using a Mimaki printer and CorelDraw software.


Check out these sites for inspiration, and then think about sending us your own creations for a $50 credit toward your next purchase at USCutter! More details here

BTW, all the products you’d need from mask to printable vinyl, to squeegees, to do these and any other projects, are available through the USCutter site. Check out this┬árocking deal on a pack of 5 McKal squeegees for $1.99 available here!