How to enlarge or reduce a picture
A Newcastle Arts Centre Guide
There many ways to make a picture bigger and here are a few
1/ Photocopy and Trace.
Use a photocopier to make an enlargement on tracing paper, yes you can photocopy or laser print on tracing paper. Then place the copy on a Lightbox and lay a sheet of drawing or watercolour paper on top. Then trace the image with pencil, ink or paint.
2/ Photocopy and Project
3/ Use an 'Artograph'
4/ Use a pantograph , a classic drawing instrument that requires some skill.
5/ Use a film camera and a slide
projector. Shoot 35mm slides and project them directly
onto the canvas.
6/ Use a digital camera, shoot a picture and trace it off the computer screen or use a video projector.
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