Join Kacie Hultgren for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing 2D SVGs, part of Learning Tinkercad.
- [Narrator] You can add vector artwork…by importing 2D SVG files into Tinkercad.…Let's talk quickly about SVGs.…This is a vector format,…and it's the only one you can import into Tinkercad.…If you have an EPS, Illustrator, or PDF file,…you'll need to export it to SVG…from a vector graphics program, like Illustrator.…The importer thinks in positive and negative space,…so one color SVG files are the most predictable…and successful options.…Let's try it out.…
From the menu, choose Import,…then choose a file.…So, from my Exercise Files, I'll choose House.svg,…and click Open.…You can choose whether you want…to scale to the Art, or the Artboard,…and you can change the scale…or the dimensions if you need to.…Usually I take the defaults, and click on Import.…The only thing to consider, is that there is a limit…of 1,000 millimeters by 1,000 millimeters,…so in that case you'll definitely need to scale down.…
Alright, let's fit all in view and take a look.…Now this is not exactly what I was expecting.…It looks kind of like my SVG file,…
To learn more about 3D printing with your Tinkercad designs, check out Kacie's companion course, Up and Running with 3D Printing.
- Working with the Tinkercad interface
- Adding and moving 3D shapes
- Changing dimensions
- Measuring with the ruler
- Using hole shapes
- Creating patterns
- Working with Shape Generators
- Building complex shapes
- Importing 2D and 3D assets
- Sharing your designs
Skill Level Beginner
Rapid Prototyping for Product Designwith Gabriel Corbett1h 38m Appropriate for all
1. Tinkercad Overview
2. Adding and Modifying Shapes
3. Using 3D Tools
4. Duplicating and Creating Patterns
5. Shape Generators and Special Tools
6. Creating Complex Shapes
7. Importing Assets
8. Finishing a Design
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