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Silhouette CAMEO Basics starts on October 9th!

In this online class, I share all the basics to get you cutting and creating using the majority of the features on your Silhouette CAMEO Machine. Each week we’ll explore the features of the Silhouette CAMEO Diecutting Machine, from getting it plugged in to cutting, print+cuts, and more!

Whether you’ve been cutting with your machine already or just took it out of the box, this course will teach you some tips and tricks for using the Silhouette Studio software with your Cameo Machine. The course includes a Bonus Section on the Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software Package.

Each lesson we'll create at least one project using the skills featured that week.Lesson One:
  • Setting Up Your Cameo

  • Using My Library and Purchasing Online

  • Learning to Use Text
Lesson Two:

  • Grouping and Ungrouping
  • Cutting Basics

  • Cutting Settings for Various Media (Cardstock Versus Patterned Paper, etc)
Lesson Three:

  • More Advanced Shape Manipulation

  • Basics of Using Print + Cut Feature

  • Creating Shadows on Text
Lesson Four:

  • Using Sketch Pens

  • More Complex Font Work – Shadows, Welding

  • BONUS – Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Overview

Instructor: Jennifer Priest
Start Date: Oct 9th
Class Fee: $40

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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3 thoughts on “Have a Cameo? Start Here!

  1. HI,

    What time are the classes? I work full time but I would love to participate or have the opportunity to view the classes at my convenience. Is this possible?

    Thank you.

    Posted on September 26, 2012 at 4:59 pm
  2. HI,

    I would love to join these classes. However, I work full time. Would you please let me know the dates and times for these classes. Would I have the opportunity to view the instructions at my leisure? Thank you.

    Posted on September 26, 2012 at 5:00 pm
    1. Hello, yes you could work at your own pace. The lessons are posted weekly and you can review them at your leissure. Once the class ends (about 6 weeks after the last lesson is posted) you will have access to a long term classroom with all the materials. Hope to see you in class!!

      Posted on September 28, 2012 at 2:21 am