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Scanning

Scanning Color Foregrounds (Overlays)

In animation a color foreground is usually called an Overlay. The scanner doesn't know that you want the white part of the image to be transparent so it's going to make it opaque. The best way to get to see through the part of the image that you want to be transparent is to create an alpha channel for the image using a ...

Scanning Pencil Drawings

FlipBook makes it easy to scan your pencil drawings and you can even use scanners with automatic feeders to do most of the work for you. FlipBook scans your images directly into the xsheet so you don't have to name or import your files. If you're using letter size paper there are lots of choices for scanners but if you ...

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Scanning Backgrounds

Be sure to set your scanner's software to full, 24-bit color. Turn on Scale to Fit if you want your backgrounds to be the same size as your drawings. Otherwise FlipBook will not scale them and they we be as big as their image resolution allows. FlipBook has this option so you can scan in backgrounds that are bigger than ...