As a lot of people do, I get into the Halloween spirit around November 2nd of the previous year (give me a break, I need ONE day off!)
I have a lot of Tarot decks, but I also have a few other “oracle decks” which are the sorts of cards that usually use a completely unique and often simplified system of symbology and interpretation.
This Halloween Oracle deck has great artwork and a nice range of cards for many scenarios and moods.
I’m still actively getting my bearings when it comes to designing for specific GF functionality in mind (like: How complex is TOO COMPLEX for the score function? How small can I go with high contrast engraving before it’s just pointless?)
This box was a good example and lessons learned.
The bottom of the box was 1/8" birch from Michaels, and yes, I can see where that money goes when working with Proofgrade, as is the top of the box, which was amazingly easier to assemble without any ply splitting or splintering. Seriously, I need to get more Proofgrade.
I manually set the engraving to map grays to power to get some contours on the letters. However, after reducing the letter art on the top of the box, you can even tell it’s a 3D engrave on the edges, would have had better results with the auto Proofgrade engrave settings.
All other art were vector strokes set to score.