Custom colour palettes

Make life easier with our custom colour palettes. Simply download the appropriate colour palette for your software using the links below, install them and away you go! All of the necessary cutting and engraving colours available for your convenience at the click of a mouse!

Please note that these colour palettes are not compulsory, however, they do make the job much easier!

Download Your Palette

Click on the appropriate download link below and when prompted, select the 'Save' option.

Download - Illustrator Colour Palette
Download - Inkscape Colour Palette

Install Your Palette

Locate the downloaded colour palette which will now be in the download folder of your browser and move it to the following location...

For Illustrator move to...
My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Adobe > Adobe Illustrator > Presets > Swatches

For Inkscape move to...
My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Inkscape > Share > Palettes

Import Your Palette

Illustrator
Open Illustrator and go to... Window > Swatches to open your 'Swatches' palette..

Click the small arrow, located on the top right of your colour palette and select 'Open Swatch Library' followed by 'Other Library...'

Open the 'Swatches' folder and then select 'ZapColours.ai'. Click 'Open'.

Your custom colour palette will now open. Click on the small arrow, located on the top right of your colour palette and select 'List View'.

You should now have a colour palette containing a list of colours and their settings, making it even easier to complete your laser cutting projects!

Inkscape
Open Inkscape and go to... View > Swatches (Shift+Ctrl+W). Your swatches palette will appear down the right side of your page.

Click the small black arrow located just above the palette and select 'ZapColours' from the list. Click the black arrow again and select 'List View'

You should now have a colour palette containing a list of colours and their settings, making it even easier to complete your laser cutting projects!

You may need to expand your colour palette so that you can see all of the colours and details. To do this simply drag the left edge of the palette to the left.