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Thanks orcbane!

labingi_maura
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Nov 2 2007, 4:38am


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Yes, printing costs are still an issue. This is a 4-color illustration and the saturation+coverage drains fresh ink-jet cartridges after only about 12 copies!
(At least, that's what happens on my small HP copier/printer.) That can get very expensive when replacement cartridge sets cost $40. Fortunately both of the libraries where we held Reading Day were able to make copies also, as did some of the participating TF members, so we had enough to distribute.
I also made a black&white version with the artwork smaller to help keep the ink costs down.
Which illustration did Tolkien want to have printed using 3 colors, do you know?
-ML

"I am in fact a hobbit in all but size." - J.R.R.Tolkien

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Flyer art for "Tolkien Reading Day" labingi_maura Send a private message to labingi_maura Oct 31 2007, 5:34pm
    That's great! orcbane Nov 2 2007, 12:44am
        Thanks orcbane! labingi_maura Send a private message to labingi_maura Nov 2 2007, 4:38am

 
 
 

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