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Matting effects in Silhouette Studio®

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Matting effects (sometimes referred to shadowing or creating shadows), where an external offset matting effect for your selected image, can be created within the Silhouette Studio® software.

To create a matting effect for your image, you may do the following.

  1. Create your desired text or select an image
  2. Select your image and click on the Offset button
  3. Select your desired settings
  • Offset Distance: The greater the number, the farther away the traced shadow or mat will be from the original design
  • Corner vs. Round: The corner option will provide sharp edges while the round option will provide smooth edges
  1. When finished setting your options, click Apply

A video reviewing this process is shown below:

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