When you select the eyedropper, are you also selecting the "stroke" or "background" color? This may seem obvious but, when I'm frustrated with something, I oftentimes overlook the obvious! Maybe that's just me, maybe you just have a scan with a glitch.
>From: Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: 2008/08/21 Thu AM 09:21:45 CDT
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>Subject: Re: [SCIART] Illustrator CS2 color question
> Hi Wendy:
>Yes, I selected a section out of the original digital capture, and madea new document, which should have the same default settings as I alwaysuse. Very baffling, indeed.
>Thanks so much for your help.
>Linda M. Feltner Artist, LLC
>P.O. Box 325
>Hereford, AZ 85615
>Wendy Beth Jackelow wrote:Dear Linda,
> That is baffling. You mentioned that it was scanned differentlythan you normally do. Did you try opening it (the pen and ink art) in photoshop andthen resaving it as a new file using the old parameters that you normally use?
> Good luck!
> Take care, Wendy
>Wendy Beth Jackelow, MFA, CMI
>Medical & Scientific Illustration
>266 Pelton Avenue
>Staten Island, NY 10310
>Tel (718) 273-0002
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