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Scanner Woes!

Wed Oct 29, 2014, 1:33 AM
  • Mood: Frustrated
  • Listening to: Secret Garden
  • Drinking: Coffee
FanFyria II - Updated on Monday and Thursday
Short Comics - Updated on Friday

Thank you for stopping by!

Argh! I'm getting so frustrated with my scanner! 
I'm using Canon LiDE 110 and it does great work for black and white works but when color is involved... oh boy. My pinks turn into some kind of washed dull magenta, my blue turns into some kind of neon bright blue and skin color instantly becomes some kind of single shade pink. The contrast is always so high and my shading is hardly visible...
I mean compare this
to this
Matter of Time
and this went under so much color adjustments just to make it a little bit closer to the original. =_=;

I've tried adjusting everything in this scanner, everything! Color channels, preferences, went through every corner of it. Unless there is some kinda hidden magical calibration option I'm not aware of... I think I'm lost. >_>; I use Photoshop to import my scanner. I've always used that with my old one too. The old one was pretty good but alas it was starting to give blurry spots and edges of the scans were turning yellow.

So... fellow artists who use scanners, any tips? Any help? Is it the scanner (whelp, it was fairly cheap, I admit!) or I'm doing something wrong here? Any brand you can recommend me which scans colorful works well? Or I just stick to taking photos of my works? :?

I want to return to traditional works more but whenever I do something I'm remotely happy with, my scanner chews the quality and I don't want to show it anywhere. :cry: 


Denitsa Petkova (Denny)
Artist | Professional | Digital Art

What do you want to see more in my gallery? Considering I try to devote more time to personal art once again... ^_^;;; 

35 deviants said Scenes! We want STORY!
28 deviants said Fight scenes! We want more ACTION!
24 deviants said Romantic pictures! We want more LOVE!
12 deviants said Emotional pictures! We want more SADNESS!
No deviants said Fan Art! Haha, nope. Not going to happen.

Commission Info


Payment method: Paypal only.

Note: A lot of the examples are at least a year or two old. If you like, look at my gallery and pick a coloring style when you compose your request.

:bulletblue:1 Character full body, digitally colored + simple background - 35$
+ 15$ for every extra character
+ 10$ if the background is complicated.
No more than 3 characters in one picture!

:bulletblue:1 Character waist and up, digitally colored + simple background - 20$
+ 10$ for every extra character
+ 10$ if the background is complicated.
No more than 3 characters in one picture!

:bulletblue:Mug Shots! - 10$

:bulletblue:Illustration, scene, complicated painting, digitally colored - 50-80$
Price depends on how complicated the scene is and how many characters you want drawn there.

I`m interested in working on long term projects as long as I`m paid eventually. Contact me if you have such in mind.

I have the right to use commissioned work in portfolio unless you state otherwise. The artwork you`ll receive is yours and yours only. It won`t be used for printing or commercial purpose on my behalf.

The size you will receive will be about 2000 x 2000 unless you state a preferred size in your note.

Prices are adjusted to 10$ per hour. Any projects or work outside the mentioned will be calculated the same way.

:bulletred:Will not draw:
-Yaoi/Yuri/Hentai/Anything +18/Bondage/Suggestive themes/R rated material.
-Overly high tech backgrounds and cityscapes, just not good at them.
-I keep the right to decline a commission if I find myself unable to complete it.



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Fri Sep 19, 2014, 3:43 AM
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*shares cake with everyone!*
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Happy b'day
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Poki-grzyb Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for reblogging my comic i am so happy ;_; i put my whole damn heart into it and i really want for people to look at it and give their opinions ;_; thank you!!
Exarrdian Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I hope more people see it! I really liked the dynamic in it! It was easy to follow and it does catch one's interest. ^^
Keep it up! 
Poki-grzyb Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you :heart:
mahoujirou Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello Denny :huggle: hope you're having a nice day :D thanks for the multiple :+fav:´s I appreciate them a lot ^^ have a wonderful time! :la:
Exarrdian Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You are most welcome! ^^ Your works are lovely and bright! Keep up the good work! :hug:!
mahoujirou Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is such a nice coment, thank you so much! it makes me feel better :huggle:
minibabylizard Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
hi there saw ur from bulgariaMeow-thank You 

Smile Miguel zdrasti XD
Exarrdian Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Indeed from Bulgaria! :D
Thesquarewave Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
Happy Birthday, Exarrd! :cake: :party:
Exarrdian Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! XD
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