Recover an Illustration From an Old Paper

Introduction: Recover an Illustration From an Old Paper

Rescues those old illustrations from forgotten books, using Photoshop.

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Step 1: Find a Strange Book*

Look for a nice illustration inside the book, scan it and open it in Photoshop.

*easy for hipsters ò-Ô

Step 2: Filter → Blur → Blur Surface

Put Radio in 15 and Umbral in 37, and press OK.

Step 3: CTR + Shift + U

Or: Image → Adjust → Desaturate (it's the same) º-º

Step 4: Clean Borders With the Rubber

Size rubber: 100px and 0% hard — don't touch the illustration! ¬¬

Step 5: Image → Adjust → Exposure

Put Exposure +0,70 (approximately), and press Ok.

Step 6: Ready Player One ._.

Now you can print the illustration on a beautiful white paper, put it in your room and enjoy with your girlfriend! :D

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    4 years ago

    Great tip!


    Reply 4 years ago

    Danke! :)