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Tracing basics in Canvas Workspace.

Posted on 16th July 2018
* Formally Brother Scan and Cut Canvas

** Note That this new software is downloadable to your PC or laptop.

1- Log in to canvas workspace.


2- Click on to the tracing icon on the left toolbar.


3- A new window will appear asking you to upload your image to trace.


4- Select your image. I am using Adorable kitties graphics  from designbundles.net.


5- Your image will appear in a new window. The first choice is the trace outline feature. You will see a blue trace line around your image.


6- There is also a trace by colour option.(1) depending on the number of colours in your image change the number (2). You can also have the background selected as a colour to be traced too if you need to (3). once happy click on OK.


7- Your traced image will appear on your design screen.


8-If you highlight the whole image you will see that each colour is now a cut line.


9- If you click on layers in the right toolbar you will see that each part of the design has a separate layer.


10- By selecting each layer you can colour them in with the fill tool.


11- Once you are happy with your design select the whole thing and right click and group your design.

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