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~I have tried a lot of things and was really exited when I glimpsed the possibilities of Scanner Art

~ Always on the lookout for new creativity help guides online I came across some fascinating scanner artists and their work was simply breathtaking

~ Being a keen photographer and having dabbled with macro photography my curiosity was piqued

~ How did they
achieve such beautiful close up photography images of such tricky subjects?

~ Little did I know how relatively easy it is to create beautiful macrophotography art with no camera photography ... yes no camera is used but instead a flatbed scanner technique ..

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What is Scanner Art ?

~ Scanner Art or sometimes affectionately known as scanner magic

~ The technical term for scanner art is scanography or no-camera photography

~ it is a digital artform that utilises photo scanners and image scanners to create work of art

~ it is a type of macro photography art , allowing for very beautiful macro close ups of your chosen subject

~ Placements and arrangement of your macroart subjects can be either random for a surprise abstract art effect or carefully choreographed for the closest representation of your creative art idea

~ Unlike taking a macro photo with a traditional camera, this form of macrophotography utilises a flatbed scanner which captures an image by slowly moving both the light and the lens across the chosen art subject

~ it allows for different kind of in one elongated time exposure

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Equipment and Art tools needed for Scanner art

What you need:


~ Access to a desktop computer or a laptop computer


~ a photo scanner which has a flat bed scanner access ( not the type of scanner where you need to feed paper through upright )


~ a cloth to clean the flat bed scanner surface during different sessions of macro photography ( even tiny speckles of dust show up in this type of macro photography so taking care of surface particles is essential ,I use a silk scarf )

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Creative Scanner Art Tools for Part 2

Cling film

~ I use transparent fclingfilm to lay onto the scanner and add water to it
~ try sandwiching items between 2 sheets of crumpled clingfilm

Spray Bottle and Dropper Bottle

~ add different amounts of water for interesting reflection effects

Raw Egg Shell

~ used as a hollow carrying container, adding feathes, 2 raisins and a bit of a leaf for interesting effects

~ also added a bit of clingfilm in the negative image scan ( after scanning convert the scanner art image into a negative image in paintshop pro or your art software program of choice )


~ I use fine craft tweezers which allow me to postion visual elements of design in the objects I like to scan

~ I added a feather and some leaves to sandwich between 2 sheets of cling film

Circle Drawing Template

~ is used a circle drawing template over clingfilm where I had water added before

~ once you scanned art image is loaded into your paint software cut out your favourite circle image and enhance by increasing the brightness/contrast level

~ you can also play with cutting out images and turning them imto negatives

~ with the circle I turned it into a negative then drew on some black line spiral with the draw tool and converted it into a kaleidoscope effect ( effects /reflection effects/kaleidoscope in paint shop pro )

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