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March 20th, 2006 #1Registered User
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Digital drawings: Size and resolution?
Photoshop CS2 - Digital drawings:
Curious what size and resolution [ppi] most pro digital drawings are done in? If 8.5x11, do they use 200, 300, or 400 ppi? Thanks.
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I work on 300dpi CMYK, starting at about 800x800px and increasing the document in size as I add the detail.
300dpi - because I want the option to print, otherwise 72dpi is fine.
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April 7th, 2006 #3
i try not to work to big because then my pc gets slow....
ima try using those settings 2 start this next painting...
April 10th, 2006 #4
Acro has a good point with your pc slowing down, but if you do have a pretty good computer with a decent amount of RAM go big. 300dpi is always the standard I think for working if you ever consider printing your work. If you plan on just posting it on the internet though you can just go with 75 dpi. I tend to work itleast in the 1000-3000 pixel range. It all depends on the amount of detail you want to achieve.