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  • Karaoke Kart

    May 05| Special Event
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    Otis Radio students, Caroline Dillon, Ibrahim Ghulam and Forouzan Safari, present The Karaoke Kart! Join them for a sing-a-long on the 4th floor of Ahmanson, or listen to the live radio broadcast in the Cafe (or on 96.1 FM).

  • Otis Fine Arts presents For The Time Being, the 2016 BFA Senior Exhibition. The show will run May 9-15 with a public reception on Saturday, May 14, 6-9 pm.

  • Annual Exhibition Preview

    May 13-15, 2016

    CELEBRATE WITH US

    Join us for an exhibition and celebration of work by the next generation of creative professionals in:

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game and Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design

  • May 13-15, 2016

    CELEBRATE WITH US

    Join us for an exhibition and celebration of work by the next generation of creative professionals in:

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts
    : Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration

  • Sunday, May 15, 2016, 3PM 
     
    Westchester Park (across from the main campus) 
    7000 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045 
     
    Otis College of Art and Design will award honorary doctorates to Rick Lowe, visionary social-practice artist, and Otis alumnus Masami Teraoka (’68 MFA), internationally recognized artist and human rights advocate, at the 2016 Commencement ceremony May 15, 2016.   
     

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Question:  Where are the scanners located?

Answer - Inside Room 401 near the tech station

Question: What types of scanners are available?

Answer - Epson Expression 10000XL, 1640XL (11'' X 17'' Flatbed) scanners and two Minolta Dimage Scanners ( Film Scanners).

Question:  How do I use the Epson Flatbed scanners (1640XL or 10000XL)?

Answer - Using 1640XL or 10000XL Flatbed Scanners

- Open Adobe Photoshop from the student application folder

- Go to: File / Import / Epson Expression 1640XL (or 10000XL)

- Set Resolution [ 150 dpi and up recommended for print projects ]

- Select Preview

- Select the area you need to scan

- Select SCAN

- Save scanned images to the _Student_Folder

- Backup your files

 

Question:  How do I use the Dimage Scanner?

Answer - Using the Dimage Scanner (Slide / Film Scanner)

- Open Adobe Photoshop from the student application folder

- Go to: File / Import / DiMAGE Scan Plug-in

- Select INDEX - - - - -  

- Select the slides you need to scan

- Set resolution [ 2400 dpi as input when output is 300 dpi to compensate size, or change from pixels to inches to enable percentage etc.]

- Select SCAN - - - - - - 

- Save scanned images to the _Student_Folder

- Backup your files


Question:  How do I transfer my scanned images?

Answer - Use the Transfer Volume

Question:  When I scan through Photoshop, I get "no Scanner can be detected" message?

Answer -

1. Quit and open Photoshop and try to scan
2. If that does not work, make sure the scanner is turned on and connected to the computer via USB or Fire Wire cable and try to scan making sure that you are selecting the correct scanner.
3. If you are still having a problem, turn off both the scanner and the computer. Then, turn on the scanner first, then the computer. Now try to scan again.
4. If it is still not working, see a tech.

 

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