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Artwork Designer - CADCAM for Weave
CADCAM Software for All Woven Textiles Including 3D Woven Composite for Aerospace,Automotive and all Techical sectors
Image Input
Images can be input directly from a scanner, digital camera, or can be imported from virtually any standard graphics image file format (e.g. TIFF, BMP, PCX, Photoshop PSD, etc.).

Alternatively, you can use the extensive freehand painting tools to paint an artwork image from a blank screen. A variety of copy, paste, repeat functions, and painting tools are available to facilitate quick and easy creation impressive artwork from scratch, or to touch up scanned or imported designs.

Colour Depth
Artwork Designer supports both 24-bit (16.7 million colour) and 8-bit (256 colour) modes. You can convert between each colour mode at any time. It is often useful to carry out the original scanning and image manipulation in 24-bit mode and then convert to 8-bit mode for jacquard artwork use towards the end of the design process.

A range of automatic and manual colour compression tools are available to further reduce artwork colours, and clean imagery. A "two-colour mode" is available which applies different painting colours too each mouse button (pen switch). Show Me

Transparency and Colour Protection
Artwork Designer allows painting using multiple transparent colours (e.g. for background removal when pasting images) and also multiple colour protection via the "Key" and "Mask" options.

Image Placement
All drawing and copy functions have optional keyboard input to allow for precise placement of copied objects and specific sizes of geometric functions. Simply select a tool the press the "Insert" key on the keyboard to enter a coordinate position and/or size.