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11047Re: & CALLIGRAPHY Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: photopolymer plate newbie

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  • Amanda Dimitrov
    Sep 18, 2009
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      I second that!! Thanks very much for your time and help! I am brand new to this forum but love it already!
      thank you again!!




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      From: "engrossersscript@..." <engrossersscript@...>
      To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 9:04:33 PM
      Subject: Re: & CALLIGRAPHY Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: photopolymer plate newbie

       
      Thank you all soooooooooooo very much for taking the time to answer my question! I really really appreciate it. I can not wait to show you guys how it comes out when I do it.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Scott Rubel <scott@invitesite. com>
      To: PPLetterpress@ yahoogroups. com
      Sent: Thu, Sep 17, 2009 7:01 pm
      Subject: Re: & CALLIGRAPHY Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: photopolymer plate newbie

      1200 dpi if the lines are thin. Then you may have to play with
      contrast and then turn into a bitmap to be sure the black is really
      black. It may look black on your monitor, but the negative will
      develop as a screen if it's not 100%.

      --Scott

      On Sep 17, 2009, at 4:31 PM, foofnik79 wrote:

      > i scan my calligraphy in at 600 dpi. make sure the dots on all of
      > the i's, j's, etc. are large enough that they don't get lost. make
      > sure the artwork is 100% black and change it to a bitmap for
      > ordering. check your hairlines and dots again in bitmap format.
      > that's it!
      >
      > --- In PPLetterpress@ yahoogroups. com, engrossersscript@ ... wrote:
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      >>
      >> I am?a calligrapher - so what if I want to write my own script and
      >> scan it... can anyone give me some advise as to what resolution to
      >> scan it or if its even possible! =( I dnt have a machine YET but I
      >> am getting ready!
      >>
      >> Leenah
      >>
      >> Houston, Tx

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