f The Bugbytes: Episode 6 - Using Cricut markers

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November 1, 2009

Episode 6 - Using Cricut markers

 To complete the wordbook I used the cricut markers on the image.
Here is a short video on how to use the cricut markers.
**Caution: The markers does not seem to be waterproof. So test it out.
Also test out on the sample paper for bleeding before using.

Here is how I finished the project:
1) I first put the marker in and cut/drew the 3 images then loaded again (without unloading- BTW rather than dancing with one hand :) on gypsy and other holding mat I just use the cricut's load and unload. Come back to the gypsy and press load again) On gypsy I pressed return to design
2) carefully changed the blade and cut again. 
3) then cut only 2 images - Cinderella in ball and with prince, again with a really nice lace paper. I did not do the embossing. But for paper to cut properly found it better to just flip the image and cut with the textured paper's front side facing the mat . Same is true for glittered paper too. 
4) took care not to save the file as I wanted the file to remain as it is
5) I cut another copy with marker which turned useful in step 7
6) I just snipped edges of Cinderella's dress and added paper. Blinged and decorated with micro beads and rhinestone. 
7) Since the prince arm needed to be on top of the dress just added the extra arm I cut from the marker copy from step 5
8) Then colored everything with gel pens (they are nice for face as they are opaque) and markers.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the video! I used markers prior to seeing this video but it is worth having a refresher course!


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