Transparencies of Artwork help

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  1. Taylor510ce

    Taylor510ce TPF Noob!

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    I had a friend ask me about helping them make transparencies of artwork. Since I came up in the digital era, I do not know much about this, but figured it might go hand in hand with photography since transparencies are used or atleast used to be used quite often. Anyway, I researched and found some homemade ways of making them. My question is: Is there an easy way to make them using digital technology? Can I scan a piece of art in a scanner and then somehow have it printed using an inkjet, or can I send it off to be printed??

    Thanks for any help, I realize this is kind of a wierd question.
     
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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    If you go to large office supply stores, you should still be able to buy blank overhead projector transparency sheets. Make sure you get the ones that are meant for photocopiers; load them in the paper tray (or of a laser-printer) and copy/print your art as required.
     
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    35mm mounted transparencies are pretty darned easy to make with a roll of Ektachrome and a 35mm SLR...light,shoot,take to lab, pay and retrieve mounted transparencies...
     

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