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Old 03-26-2007, 11:42 AM   #1
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Is there any way to easily darken the lines defining the baby in this image?

I am using Paint Shop Pro 6 or PSP 8, not Photoshop. Obvious ideas like increasing contrast or reducing brightness don't do the job.
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Old 03-26-2007, 12:40 PM   #2
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Is there any way to easily darken the lines defining the baby in this image?

I am using Paint Shop Pro 6 or PSP 8, not Photoshop. Obvious ideas like increasing contrast or reducing brightness don't do the job.
Dunno. Do not seem to be able to retrieve your attachment. What kind of file is it? How large?

   
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Old 03-26-2007, 12:49 PM   #3
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Is there any way to easily darken the lines defining the baby in this image?

I am using Paint Shop Pro 6 or PSP 8, not Photoshop. Obvious ideas like increasing contrast or reducing brightness don't do the job.
I can't retrieve it either. I'd experiment with something like a slight blur or soften to "widen" the lines, then darken it, then increase contrast. Or variations on that approach.

   
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Old 03-26-2007, 12:59 PM   #4
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Is this the only one you have (87 x 71 pixels as posted here) or do you have a higher resolution version?

You could try converting it to 256 colors then editing the palette to make some of the existing gray colors darker.

   
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Old 03-26-2007, 01:33 PM   #5
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Your image is too small to see the problem. If full size is too large, take a slice out of it and upload that. Just as long as we can see the problem.

But I'll mention one thing, and maybe it applies to your problem. I assume PSP supports layers and blending modes. Copy the image to a new layer above the current one. Set the new layer to Multiply blending mode. Adjust opacity as needed.
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David: what Andrew says - or try using the curves tool: it is much more precise than straight gamma/contrast adjustment.
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