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Afterthought Studio

7 Months Ago

Scanners

What scanners do you use?

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David King

7 Months Ago

Epson V500

 

Mike Savad

7 Months Ago

epson perfection v600


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Afterthought Studio

7 Months Ago

What scanners do you use for larger artwork?

 

Mike Savad

7 Months Ago

dunno. but you can scan a 18x24 on that scanner, if you do it in 8 pieces and stitch it. for the largest stuff, get an SLR, its worth it in the long run and has more uses.


---Mike Savad
http://www.MikeSavad.com

 

David King

7 Months Ago

"What scanners do you use for larger artwork?"

Same. For paintings larger than 9x12 I make multiple overlapping scans and use Microsoft ICE (free download) to stitch them together.

 

David Randall

7 Months Ago

A Cruse scanner can scan a large image in one swipe. I don't own or operate one but I have one available to me. I believe you could easily scan a 36" x 48" probably larger. The machine requires it's own room and is rather large. I sent them a client with a map that was two 30" x 72" pieces which they could also stitch together. I have my modest paintings scanned with it. The largest I have done was 22" x 40" it does an awesome job. The resulting file is well over 200 MB.

 

David Randall

7 Months Ago

The Smithsonian uses a similar Cruse machine. There is nothing quite like it.

 

George Sonner

7 Months Ago

Epson Perfection V39

 

Afterthought Studio

7 Months Ago

That is some scanner, indeed!

Wonder how much does it cost.

 

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