>This clip art will be posted for free downloading from a Web site, so
>it must be in a format universally available, I guess, or whatever I
>can produce with the following setup:
>16 megs RAM, a 600 dpi PCL5 laser, not postscript, Wacom tablet.
>a handheld, Logitech greyscale scanner (can't afford to upgrade tho,
>CorelDraw 5 suite
>just got...Illustrator 4.1
>with (?) Streamline..hope not just a demo.
>Pen & ink, other traditional hard media.
>Since this is a major freebie, I can't afford to buy more. What can I
>do with this setup? I have used a little clip art, but not eps, as I
>don't output that way. Our target audience is less likely still to
>have access to Postscript printing. So to make nice crisp images for
>mainstream users, what is my ideal format? For creating, and to save
>in? It will take quite a while to be comfortable with Illustrator, and
>I can do the job by hand quite easily by comparison, but I understand
>I'll have problems trying to scan hand drawn originals (?)
>The majority of the images can be B&W, which I gather will simplify a
>lot. I have seen very nice clip art sets created this way in catalogs
>such as Image Club's. I can do anything imaginable with Painter, so I
>don't want to limit myself out of ignorance; neither do I want to
>waste my time.
>Thanks for a bit of yours...sorry I'm so ignorant, but we're out of my
>Patricia Powers Grey Dun Studio
it with Photoshop, import it into Corel, and trace over it with
vectors. Then export to CGM from Corel.