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    Need some help with MQ scans.

    Hi, i've been doing this page:
    http://www.iv.pl/images/47917419506053398623.jpg
    for almost one month. I have used topaz, without him it's even worse. In the middle especially it's blured, i lose some details and I can't make a good raster like this for example:
    http://www.batoto.net/read/_/146795/..._by_casanova/3
    Is someone experienced and wise with topaz or cleaning scans without him and could explain me how to use, at what should I look, what's important, what's not? Please, help!

    P.S. I can make a raster but in high resolution (and it's average probably), when i use high resolution, when i reduce the size, the raster flies away. And of course i've watched many many tutorials, nothing really helped.
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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    there is no reason for you to use topaz on that kind of page that you are working with

    coz topaz is only used on this kind of raws
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    Last edited by Yoshimatsu; March 14, 2013 at 09:41 PM.

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    Ok, so how should I clean it (remove the noise)?

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    Quote Originally Posted by przykladzik View Post
    Ok, so how should I clean it (remove the noise)?

    hmmn just level it and dodge some dust on the parts that should be white it might take a lot of effort but the result is good

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    Technically, you *could* use Topaz on that page but the effects would be too great on an already resized page even on the lowest setting. The best way to probably go about cleaning it, besides the obvious leveling and manual cleaning, is to give it a bit of surface blur which helps to even up the dust and any odd lines on a page, but be careful not to blur it too much as it can also affect the greys in the page as well. Light blur, light level, that's really all you need to do for that kind of page, so have a little experiment and see what you get.

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    I wish to make a page like that too *-*

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    You'd need 2500+px height RAWs as well as using Topaz to get that effect. It takes a bit of time and effort to get it and experimenting as well, so get your hands on some HQ mag RAWs and go crazy with them, use whatever you can, don't be afraid if it turns out bad, just keeping trying new things all the time till eventually you have your own style of cleaning. You can do it!

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    if u see the size of the raw that i gave, that is the resolution of the raws that they use for scanlation and take note that you shouldnt abuse using topaz
    coz there are some cleaners that i saw using it on tankonbon raws..,we only use this plugins on magazine raws.,

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    you don't actually necessarily HQ scans to get an awesome clean... I've been using MQ raw if theres no HQ available...
    such as: http://www.batoto.net/read/_/154577/...derdog-scans/3
    http://www.batoto.net/read/_/175716/...14_by_no-group
    and even recent Prison School chapters...

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    Quote Originally Posted by kobester11 View Post
    you don't actually necessarily HQ scans to get an awesome clean... I've been using MQ raw if theres no HQ available...
    such as: http://www.batoto.net/read/_/154577/...derdog-scans/3
    http://www.batoto.net/read/_/175716/...14_by_no-group
    and even recent Prison School chapters...
    there are some rollmarks and dirt on the grays on ur pages and some of it are underlevel too
    it should be something like this http://apu.sh/33j u might want to look at the raw
    though my cleans isnt perfect and someone out there can do better
    Last edited by Yoshimatsu; June 17, 2013 at 08:00 AM.

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    dude... have you even saw the raws for those series? then again i‘m a redrawer and not much of a cleaner...

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    yeah your raws had a low resolution but can still be fixed.,
    Last edited by Yoshimatsu; June 21, 2013 at 08:21 PM.

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    Re: Need some help with MQ scans.

    Using Topaz was your first mistake. You want to clean that by hand. It'll look so much better.

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