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Dear Lana,
I feared that, and it confirms some suspicions. However, if folks have 
successful tips, I'm sure it would be useful to me and maybe a nice 
article for the Journal!!!!

Technology zooms forward, we need to keep up!
Thank you again, Lana
Linda
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On 4/11/17 1:37 PM, Lana Johnson wrote:
>
> It is most likely the projectors! If it works fine on your local ones 
> then your art is ok. If they have old lower resolution ones no matter 
> how good your images are and how high the resolution is, it will only 
> display at whatever the projector resolution is.
>
> Lana
>
> *From: *SciArt-L Illustration- <[log in to unmask]> on behalf 
> of Linda Feltner-GNSI <[log in to unmask]>
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> *Date: *Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 3:34 PM
> *To: *SciArt-L Illustration- <[log in to unmask]>
> *Subject: *Re: [SCIART] Projecting Pencil drawings
>
> Thanks Liz, I usually scan at 600dpi, and then drop it down to 300 or 
> 150.  I scale it down, because if I put 4 files (pages of a 
> sketchbook)  to a single PPT slide, it's so slow to load..
> hmmm.
>
> I don't have this problem with the projectors at the Art Institute or 
> here at the studio, it's only when I go on the road... and I can never 
> anticipate machine that will be.
>
> Thank you! and Happy Spring!
> Linda
>
> _____________________
> Linda M. Feltner
> Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, President
> 520.803.0538
>
>
> On 4/11/17 1:28 PM, Liz Lockett wrote:
>
>     Linda,
>
>      I don't remember having that kind of problem with projectors at
>     the museum. Drawings always look nice and sharp. If the original
>     art was not scanned at high res is 600dpi it may have looked ok as
>     a slide with an older projectors "softer" resolution. But now with
>     a better projector maybe you are seeing the low res of the
>     original scan.
>
>     L
>
>     On Apr 11, 2017 4:22 PM, "Linda Feltner-GNSI" <[log in to unmask]
>     <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
>         Hi All:
>         With your broad experience of digital projectors, I thought
>         I'd see if you had any tips.
>
>         I have shown a lot of Powerpoint presentations connected to my
>         Macbook Pro and using a VGA connection.
>         I show images of my developmental pencil sketches as: RGB,
>         usually 300dpi or 150dpi, and JPEGS or TIFFS.  I now use
>         Photoshop to deepen the drawing because some areas of the
>         sketch can be very light and delicate. Not all auditoriums or
>         classrooms are totally dark.
>
>         On occasion, these drawings are projected as the most clunky
>         bit-map-looking things, and to me, they just look awful. I've
>         had IT folks say it's the projector, and others tell me they
>         don't know, even after tweaking the aspect ratio for the
>         projector comfort zone. Doesn't work.
>
>         Is it totally the projector? or
>         Does anyone have any tips for planning for success?  PDFs? (I
>         don't use those much in PPT). Grayscale ? CMYK?
>
>         Your experience is very much appreciated,
>         Linda
>
>         -- 
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