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27. CNDS and NOS Sam

I've received quite a bit of feedback on the article I published on converting scanned images into graphics. Well, this article goes into a little bit more detail on how a simple drawn graphic, can be easily converted into a unique graphic. Let's starts with the hint of an idea:

 

This graphic is hardley the best of graphics, but it will do to show how we can convert it into a useable graphic. First we isolate the little man:

Next we can colour him in:

This time when we colour him in we pay particular attention to properly filling the paint bucket within the boundaries. Then we can use the paint brush to complete it. Next the line tool can be used to add a charcoal edge around the little man's body:

Finally we try and smooth the edges with a blur:

To complete our graphic, we reduce him in size, to give:

which may not look the best graphic in the world, but at least it's unique. It's friendly looking, and gentle on the eye, so it's met most of its objectives. Finally we can investigate its integration with a WWW page:

cnds@napier
This is the cnds@napier page. You will be guided through the page by CNDS Sam. who will show you the main concepts of the subject.

nos@napier
This is the nos@napier page. You will be guided through the page by NOS Sam. who will show you the main concepts of the subject.

Which one do you prefer? I personally prefer the green text, and it blends-in more with the graphic.