sometimes i play with photoshop

madebymichel  asked:

How do you scan your watercolor works into digital? :(

I use an Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner (it’s super old at this point, it might be time for an upgrade).  And I leave all the settings basically at default.  I scan things for print at anywhere from 300-600dpi, usually jpgs but sometimes tiffs.  I then take it into photoshop and play with the levels, ie making the white of the paper WHITE white.  That usually boosts the saturation a little and makes the colors pop, and then I’ll play around with values and clean up smudes, lint, hair, etc.  Not super thorough, I know.  If I can get around to it, one of these days I’ll do an actual tutorial walk through, but it’s not too involved. :)

There are men who seem born to be the reverse, the obverse, the wrong side. They are Pollux, Patroclus, Nisus, Eudamidas, Ephestion, Pechméja. They only exist on condition that they are backed up with another man; their name is a sequel, and is only written preceded by the conjunction “and”; and their existence is not their own; it is the other side of a destiny which is not theirs.

Scott and Stiles

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stay here now. i haven’t finished figuring you out. i’d like to butter you up to your eyes before the first time the sun comes up. the soft sound of your voice makes me wrangle with all of my fears. i’m a little bit undone, i’m a drink beyond knowing a good time to run.

Sound of Your Voice - Sparrow and the Workshop

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