Do you use LZW compression on your TIF file?
Projet Officer (Botanical Imaging)
Department of Science, IT, Innovation and the Arts (DSITIA)
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong, Queensland, Australia 4066
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Sent: Tuesday, 30 July 2013 10:53 AM
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Subject: Re: [SCIART] Processing pen and ink stippled illustrations -
Hi all, I missed the original discussion, but thought I would weigh in
just in case:
I love strathmore 500 series drawing paper 1 ply, and trace over my
composition with a light table that I have built in to my drafting
I scan at 1200 dpi as a BitMap file, thus avoiding having to worry about
For web postings, I reduce dpi (or ppi if you want to be fussy about
terminology) and save as JPG.
To submit to journals, I provide a 1200 dpi TIF file, but reduce the
size of the image to fit the width of the journal publishing the
link to detail of inked drawing at:
Linda Ann Vorobik, PhD Botanist, Botanical Artist
www.VorobikBotanicalArt.com, blogging at:
PO Box 866, Lopez Island, WA 98261; 360-468-3188; cell 510-520-2423
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