Portrait of a friend

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Project by TripleB posted 08-16-2011 11:28 PM 1340 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a friend that I thought would make a really nice portrait. The pics show the original Picture, The pattern for cutting and the final project.

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#1 posted 08-16-2011 11:43 PM

That’s really nice.
I like how you did the hair.
What program are you using?

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#2 posted 08-17-2011 02:15 AM

What’s her name?

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#3 posted 08-17-2011 03:11 AM

Thanks Crane, The program I use is called Gimp II, a Google search will give you plenty of results.

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#4 posted 08-17-2011 04:29 AM

Nicely done.. good job. I like it and I’m sure she will too.


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#5 posted 08-17-2011 03:38 PM

Very cool!

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#6 posted 08-19-2011 02:11 AM

nice work!

gimp for windows installed fine – tanks for telling the soft name!

any tips to make the pattern from some color image?

maybe …

image/mode/grayscale and then filters/artistic/photocopy? (or cartoon or something else?)

any help are welcome!

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#7 posted 08-19-2011 02:21 AM

Ic, Sounds like your’e on the right track.


Filters/Artistic/ I usually make a layer with both Photocopy and Cartoon.

I make another layer titled Pattern from one of the other two whichever looks best, and as I make the pattern I am constantly switching between orig/desat/photocopy and cartoon for different views of different details.

Good Luck, Hope that helps.

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#8 posted 08-19-2011 09:44 AM

tanks for the ideas and yes, you helped a lot

working with images are hard to me and I need to try more

I wanna try to do something like that with my scroll saw from long time


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