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Tracing an image in Brother scan and cut canvas workspace

Posted on 13th June 2017
1- Open Scan and cut canvas workspace. Click on the trace icon.


2- The image tracing tool will appear.


3- A new window will appear Click on the icon to select your image to trace.


4- Select your image.


5- The design will appear in the image tracing window. There will be an aqua outline where it will trace.


6- In the drop down box select trace by color. This will allow you to trace not only the outside edge but also the inside lines.


7- With a black image you will not need more than 5 in the number of colors option. Once all the lines you want are highlighted, click ok.


8- Your design will appear in your design space ready to cut or draw.


9-  When you are tracing a color image the process is the same as steps 1- 4. Make sure you select the trace to color option.


10- Count the number of colors you have in your design and change the number of colors to it in the number box. This will adjust the trace lines.


11- Your traced image will appear in your design space, and each colour will have been traced separately.


12- You can now select each colour group and then fill it in the colour you need.


13- After each colour is filled in you can now use your design to print or use the colours as a guide when cutting it.

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