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Re: 2H on Bristol



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From: <Noppie>
To: Multiple recipients of list GUTTERS <gutters>
Sent: Saturday, October 14, 2000 8:47 PM
Subject: Re: 2H on Bristol


>     I general use a 2H 5 mm mechanical pencil.  Only on rare occasion Have
I
> noticed "damage" to Bristol board.  Does anyone like blue pencils?  It
looks
> cool when other people do it.  However, I do not like it.  Too difficult
to
> erase.
>     On the occasions that I use a number 2 pencil, it seems that my
> Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph ink does not want to color the line.  On a rare
> occasion I have seen the ink move off the line. The other reason, I resist
> using No. 2 or softer lead on my comic book pages, is how dirty the page
> gets.  The harder lead seem to make less of mess. ( and my pages still
have
> smudges with the 2H)
>
>     Soft lead users: are you scanning your art as a finished product for
> publication?  Or do you just like the different effects, i.e., soft
shading,
> fading shadows, curves..etc.  I assume that you intend on inking your art
for
> publication?  Is this extra work justified? I can think of why I would do
it.
>     Does anyone follow John Buscema advice in the Journal and uses a light
> box and/or transfers finished image to the Bristol board or use a light
box
> for inking?
>
> Steve
>
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