Jump to content

Recommended Posts

We are creating an exhibition stand design and would like to CNC cut out the logo in perspex. How can I create the logo so we can illustrate this on the design and visual ?

Thanks

Simon

Vectorworks 2019

Share this post


Link to post

Best way is to import the logo as an image and trace around .......you can then extrude give it textures and for the cnc export as dwg/ dxf.....any problem let me have the logo and I’ll sort it out for you ......ps exhibition designer 46 years.    

Edited by Phil hunt

Share this post


Link to post

Sorry unless some part of the logo is in a font that you have then you could type the letters and convert text to polyline....ungroup and then extrude and resize the letters to the desired size......of course you may have to trace around the logo itself.....if you have the logo as an illustrator file in outlines you could export the logo as a dwg/dxf and then import into vectorworks.     Hope this helps.   Phil

Share this post


Link to post

Of course the first logo I tried this on was not a font and complex but with a little time invested it worked. thank you !

 

next time I will get the logo exported from illustrator...

Share this post


Link to post

In VW 2019:

 

Import vector logo as PDF with snap to geometry selected.

 

Convert to group. Ungroup. Delete pixel layers.

 

In the background you will find the vector geometry.

 

Often with errors, but sometimes everything will be there.

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


 

7150 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046, USA   |   Contact Us:   410-290-5114

 

© 2018 Vectorworks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Vectorworks, Inc. is part of the Nemetschek Group.

×
×
  • Create New...