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Pintober 2018

What is Inktober?

An Illustrator and cartoonist by the name of Jake Parker started a month-long drawing challenge to improve his inking skills. He would ink a new illustration every day of October. All 31 days of it!

What started off with one person’s desire to become a better inker has blown up to become a global event in the creative community.

Tens of thousands of people participate every year.

Jake Parker, YouTube Sep. 14, 2017
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How-To Use Magnets On The Glowforge Cutting Bed

Keeping light-weight material on your Glowforge, or another laser cutter, the cutting bed can be a pain in the ass. So what can be done about it? A lot actually. Some people use small weights. Others use clips that clip into the hex grid of the Glowforge laser cutter. I prefer to use some powerful magnets from old (dead) hard drives. Combine them with a little bit of scrap acrylic and you’ve got a nice custom solution to help you keep your laser material in check.

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