@ 2020 All photographs by Shelby McAuliffe 

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Boulder, Colorado Artist

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Laser cutting acrylic with Rhino

This project began with selecting one of my photographs taken from my trip to Baja California Mexico in Valle de los Gigantes and uploading this image to the Rhino6 program. I created multiple layers, one with the image locked in place and three other layers with separate colors to isolate out the vectors made for the cactus, sky and the ground. I began by using the Curve tool to trace the cactus. Once I finished tracing the cactus I used the Polyline tool to create angular shapes to form the sky. The third layer became the ground. I used the Curve tool to generate smooth waves along the horizon line. I copied the line as a selected group to keep the spacing even. I brought these lines down