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My experience was that the mirror was so tiny that I couldn't sketch any
thing more than a couple inches tall.

Lore

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Benedict, Chuck A -FS <[log in to unmask]
> wrote:

> I purchased one.  It's a wonderful tool.  It does exactly what it is
> supposed to do.  What it's supposed to do is enable you to lightly sketch
> the outlines of the subject matter in front of you.  Once done, you can go
> back and fill it in and make your  drawing all pretty and such.    That's
> it.
>
> If you try to make it do what it's not supposed to do, it won't do it.
>  Examples of what it's not supposed to do?  Well, it can't freeze a frame
> for you, so if you're trying to sketch the face of an 8-month old child in
> the throes of a crying fit, or a kitten playing with a sock filled with
> catnip, or if you're sitting in the back seat of a Land Rover chasing
> wildebeest across the Kalahari, trying to sketch the back of the driver's
> head--if you're trying to do those kinds of things, you'll fail miserably.
>
> The thing's gotta be stationary, and your subject's gotta be completely
> still.
>
> All Hail the Good Life!
> Chuck
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: [SCIART] NeoLucida
>
> There was some conversation on this listserv a while back about the
> NeoLucida. I was wondering if anyone here has gotten one, and if so, what
> you think of it. Thanks!
>
> Karen
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