A Very Cool Plotter Trick From Eddie Davis

To cut stencils on a plotter, Eddie Davis, leading T-shirt airbrush artist from Destin, Florida, sandwiches two pieces of .005 Mylar with the aid of spray adhesive.  The second piece acts as a backing sheet.  He puts that through the plotter with just enough down force (cutting pressure) to cut through the top sheet and only score the bottom, or backing, sheet.  Each plotter’s cutting strength and settings may vary, so experiment until you dial in your machine’s sweet spot.  After cutting, carefully and slowly separate the two sheets and your stencil is ready.  These, and tons of other top pro plotter tips and tricks will be taught at the Las Vegas Airbrush Getaway, October 8-12 at the New Tropicana.  For more information go to http://www.airbrushaction.com/airbrush-getaway-workshops




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