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How to make an 'Obama' HOPE Poster in GIMP

May 04, 2010, 01:32 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"1. Starting

  • Firstly choose your portrait – the less detail in the photograph the better the results!
  • Open in GIMP
  • Duplicate Original 4 times
  • Then Add Alpha Channel to all layers

"2. Threshold (~ = APPROX.)

  • On First layer – Go, Colors –> Threshold
  • Set to ~25 as shown:
  • REPEAT for each layer:
  • Second Layer: set to ~50
  • Third Layer: set to ~100
  • Fourth Layer: set to ~130
"

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