Using the Contour Effect
Using the Contour Effect is key to producing artwork for mulit-layers of vinyl for signs and vehicles.  The contour effect allows you to create a solid layer background that you apply first then apply the next layer directly on top.  A solid layer background reduces the need for perfect alignment of the top color and keep the graphic looking good as "shinkage" sets in.

Cutting Script Letters
When using a cutter to cut script letters it is important to get them welded together before cutting.  This videos shows a quick and easy way to do that.  Failing to weld script letter completely will leave unwanted cuts in your material.  This is nescasary for all types of cutting.  Vinyl, Tackle Twill, Fabric and Heat Transfer Vinyl.