Here’s a cool thing – I got to use a laser cutter last night. I want to put the Yellow Cowboy in his own box, and I like the idea of him standing among a bunch of flowers. I do not feel compelled to hand cut those flowers out (I did the ones he’s holding).


I drew some flowers in Illustrator.


The focus was off on the first pass, so we did it again.

I had connected the flowers to each other in chains because the machine has a vacuum for pulling the small bits away, and I thought they small ones might get lost. But there’s also an etching plate, shown below:


Here’s a short clip of the machine working: