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    Fuzzy Lines?

    Hello, I have a Kodak ESP 310 Printer/Scanner. I use it only for the scanner. I get fuzzy lines when I try to scan drawings to my computer. My settings as stand are usually:
    * 300 DPI
    * Grayscale
    * 0 contrast

    Yet, I still get these outrageous fuzzy lines when I scan. I have cleaned my scanner and I get the same thing. I've also switched between Bristol board, Printer paper, and sketch paper; but, I still get the same crappy lines when scanning.


    Can anyone help???

    Fuzzy Lines?


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    try cleaning your lines in photoshop.
    Other thing you can do with photoshop or illustrator is to do a digital lineart over you scanned work. (This option is the best imo, but the most time consuming too)
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    It looks like you're doing this in pencil. If you're planning to use this for linework, you'll have a much easier time getting nice crisp lines if you ink the drawings and scan that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SmallPoly View Post
    It looks like you're doing this in pencil. If you're planning to use this for linework, you'll have a much easier time getting nice crisp lines if you ink the drawings and scan that.
    When I try that, I always get errors. I can't ink my linework without screwing up the entire drawing.

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    You should consider getting a lightbox then. It'll let you ink your drawing without ruining your original pencils.
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