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1bit B&W images in Affinity Photo?

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Thought I'd bump this as I've been searching for information on how to/whether it's possible to have totally clean BMP artwork - as in just black and white, no antialiasing on the line. The equivalent of Photoshop's pencil tool, but also to scan in BMP mode.

 

Is it possible or is not a feature? Thank you.

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I've tried the following approach:

- black and white conversion layer

- posterise layer (two colors)

- treshhold or levels or curves layer to get pure white and blacks

 

Hope this helps :)


 

 

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Thanks for your reply, MBd - much appreciated. Re-reading my post I see I worded it quite badly ... it wasn't the artwork I wanted as 1-bit BMP, but an equivalent of Photoshop's hard-edged (ie. no anti-aliasing) pencil tool.

 

I think I've found it in AP's Pixel Tool (slightly modified).

 

I was also having a problem with scanning on my new computer - a separate issue, and I think I've solved that too.

 

Thank you again :-)

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Hi all, 

 

Just to clarify, I've uploaded an example (very low res) of the bitmap format that I was referring to (not .bmp necessarily). 

 

Screen shots of the Bitmap choices available in Photoshop: 

post-10932-0-95637600-1451445812_thumb.pngpost-10932-0-90061000-1451445807_thumb.png 

 

Original: 

post-10932-0-00924900-1451445817_thumb.png 

 

Bitmap version: 

post-10932-0-27748300-1451446209_thumb.png 

 

Paul. 

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