Thursday, January 22, 2009

scanned or photographed?

photographed:

scanned:

I was hanging around in a waiting room yesterday, so used the time to draw. In the future, should I show my drawings scanned or shall I photograph them? I know which one I prefer, but how about you?

9 comments:

  1. I think I prefer photographed... it adds a different dimension seeing your knee in the background.

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  2. I'm all for the photo too. It looks more natural, and I agree about the extra dimension it brings. Bring on the photos!

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  3. Photo, for the same reasons as the above photo peeps. Plus, let's be honest, it sounds more like Pizo than Scan does :) If you were called Sam, things might be different!

    (Kidding obviously)

    xxx

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  4. Hey Pippa!

    Caught your comment over from Andrea Joseph's blog, and I had to laugh because there was that brief moment in which I had the same response as you.

    Thought I'd pop in and say 'HI!' to my namesake. Go figure, two Pippas in the art world, of all places! =)

    My 2 cents: I like the scan for its clarity and the photo for its atmosphere!

    (: Pippa (the other one, LOL)
    Pippa's Porch

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  5. I fell asleep in the waiting room yesterday-and they say I don't look sick! Haha. Silly people. You are such a good drawer! I suck at it as I lose concentration and find it hard to hold a pen for too long-glad I'm an ICT teacher, right?!

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  6. Thanks for the input everyone.

    Rowan: I like that element to photographing drawings - I think seeing a bit of where it was drawn adds to it a bit.

    Vix: You're just great.

    Natz: Good job you don't need to use a pencil much in your job!

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  7. I think I like scan but to be honest I like to see both but I am just greedy.
    Great simple drawing you have a natural talent
    x

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  8. I think the scan shows more detail but the photograph looks more moody and 3dimensional.


    -Emily

    http://www.my-little-halo.blogspot.com

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