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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 5 Sep 2006 13:53:55 -0400
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>So I think what I'm looking for is a program where I can produce a
>finished-looking ink image (or other type work) without having to
>completely redo the final drawing.  Such a program should be
>compatible back and forth with Photoshop, have a way to draw
>passages in freehand, and would almost of necessity have some
>control for line width.  Hmmm -- do they make Letromax?
>Thanks, Bruce

Ahhh! You want a magic machine ;7)

The problem you have is one that I would like a fix for as well.
There are a few tricks you can do with line weights if the
illustration is all vectors. But if they are scans, that won't help.
The other thing you can do in Photoshop is to duplicate and multiply
portions of the image the have large reductions on them, set the dup
to Multiply and shift it around by a pixel to thicken your lines.
Not a perfect solution, but passable.

I suspect there are very few situations were one answer witll do it all.

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