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Krita (=freeware) can be used as well in Windows, Linux and Mac. The problem is common. Typical case I have met is the following: A hobbyist has a drawing. He has taken a photo of it and asks me to help to make it clean. Here's the photo: This is actually quite good photo. It's sharp. It has reasonably high resolution at least for onscreen watching. It's ...


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Gimp can definitely do this. use Color>Desaturate>Desaturate (yes, twice) to make sure you image is gray(otherwise some parts can take a color in the processing that follows). Then you can try Colors>Auto>Stretch contrast or Colors>Auto>Stretch contrast HSV. If this is not sufficient, use the Levels tool. You will likely get a histogram that ...


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You don't need 300dpi images for print. This is a myth perpetuated by those who don't understand digital image resolution. For more detailed information read The Myth of DPI. What you really need is an image of sufficient pixel dimensions so that when printed at 300dpi, at a specific physical size, it will be of sufficient quality. You don't need a special ...


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Take a pencil. Take a notebook. Start sketching. Once you are comfortable with that, try telling a story through your images. Once you are comfortable with that, then google specific techniques for making comics. But the two basic, fundamental things you have to learn is how to express a situation and a story through images.


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The only way to do what you're after in Photoshop will be to draw EVERY item on its own layer and then apply a Stroke to it. My suggestion is to use Illustrator but don't use the Pen Tool if you're using a tablet. Try the pencil tool instead and play with the settings, I think you'll get the best results this way. They'll still be paths too which means you ...


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There is no way to guarantee things will work perfectly, that's why you find the functionality under file > export. One of the real problems of illustrator is that the bezier splines used by illustrator can not do perfect circular arcs, so what you get is just approximate. This may be fine in many cases but for general mechanical engineering this is a big ...


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Go to File > Export... Set "Save as type:" to AutoCAD Drawing (*.DWG)


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