scanning and pasting comic art
I wanted to know how I can scan a comic art page (11x17) in two pats and then paste them together in Photoshop. I need to know everything about the comics scanning procedure.
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Alright, here's the skinny on scanning
I will make a few asumptions, first, you are using Photo Shop and second, you know the basics of the program
First, open photoshop
"edit">"import">"Scangear" (or similar scanner title)
scanner box opens
Click the tab that says "advanced" scan
make adjustments, DPI 300, Choose B&W Lineart of Grayscale (what ever suits your needs, B&W for inked work Gray for pencils)
using the adjustment tools, make any necessary adjustments (experiment with them to see what they all do)
adjust the dotted line box to fit your art
thats it, you will have your art scanned into Photoshop and then just save the new window what ever you want to name it
Hope this helps
Thanx, but what about joining two parts?
Let's say that the lineart is too big to fit in one scan. How do I scan it in pieces and paste it together afterwords?
Thanx for the help,
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You do it in 2 scans. Scan the top half first...then scan the bottom half. Make sure you have room around your scanner though...since the top/bottom half of the paper will stick out the side of the scanner 8.5 inches. I think more directions are in the Tips and Tech FAQ in the Tips and Tech forum.
Originally Posted by adam22
As the regulars mentioned, this belongs here. Look around - there a few other scanning threads that should be of some additional help.