So you want to do a laser cut project but you don’t know where to start? Here is a step by step tutorial to help you plan your laser cutting project. First, decide what material you want to use this can be wood, acrylic, glass, leather, fabric. and more! It is important to make sure it fits … Continue reading Use the Laser Cutter Without Design Experience!
Have you ever needed to scan something that’s too big to fit onto an 8.5x11 scanner? You’re in luck! Photoshop has this awesome tool that allows you to scan pieces of your photo or document and create something called a “Photomerge,” it allows you to combine all the pieces you scanned into a few short … Continue reading Photomerge in Photoshop
Green screening, or chroma keying, may seem like something only the professionals can do, but you can have your own mini studio up and running in no time! In this blog post, we'll show you some affordable options for creating your own! What is chroma key? Put simply, chroma key is removing the color hue … Continue reading Make Your Own Green Screen!
Cookie cutters are a popular item to 3D print in the Creative Production Lab. There is a nifty website called Cookie Caster, where you can upload an image of your choice, and it traces the outline of the image and transforms it into a cookie cutter. You can even adjust the size, height, and thickness … Continue reading Creating a Cookie Cutter
Creating a cake topper may seem like a challenge, but it is actually quite easy once you get familiar with design software! I created this project for my wedding in July. While I do have a working knowledge of the software, I am not an expert. Keep in mind that the way I did it … Continue reading Creating a Cake Topper
Welcome to the blog of the UNO Criss Library's Creative Production Lab! The purpose of the lab is to be an integral part of the creation process in any way the UNO community needs. We have 10 Mac Pro computers equipped with the Adobe Creative Cloud, 3D modeling programs, and additional software to help patrons complete … Continue reading Welcome to the Creative Production Lab!