From: Bruce Bartrug <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Mar 10, 2014 11:29 AM
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Subject: Re: [SCIART] Getting white backgrounds white. Sigh.Oh. If you look through the site, try putting your browser in full-frame. The images are much larger in slideshow mode. The only gallery in Photography that's edited is the Portfolio. There's some work in Book Illustrations as well. Let me know what you think of you have the time.
bOn Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Bruce Bartrug <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
BIt can be quite difficult -- and/or quite tedious -- to get watercolor paper to look white on line. I'm building a new website and it's quite frustrating to have to complete an elaborate selection to get white backgrounds. Then, especially on scans, these sometimes still have a color cast when on the web. Or maybe I've just been staring at white on my monitor too long.Any suggestions to help with this frequent problem would be much appreciated. You can see the situation here: http://www.brucebartrug.com/new-page-1/ . Click on the watercolor gallery (it's the only one populated with work currently.) You can see larger images by clicking on a thumbnail. Some of these look tinted and are from scans, so I'll try photos -- if I get a sunny day before June :). I swear the one of the blue-headed vireo should be white -- it took me 45 minutes to erase around the edges then clear the rest of the white background with selections. Still looks colored to me.
Sigh. (Did I say that already?)Thanks in advance,
Nobleboro, Maine, USA
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