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Topic: Ugh, I can't do this, please help  (Read 1014 times)
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« on: July 08, 2006 04:46:26 PM »

I'm a knitter, and in order to make a chart for knitting in knitpro, you need a stencil-type picture (at least for the project I want to make since it'll be my first intarsia attempt).  It has to be fairly large (at least 300x300 pixels or larger) and have no grey spots.  This pic of Grissom ( http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=36150.0 ) is absolutely perfect for this.

This is my first time trying to make a stencil pic, and I have been trying and horribly failing at making Bob Barker (The Price is Right - I'm gonna try to craft my way onto the show).  I've read 2 different Photoshop tutorials and tried a bunch of different pics, but they all either come out grainy, way too shadowy on his face, or his head disappears because his hair is white.  The newbie posts haven't helped either Sad

All I want is a good quality stencil pic of Bob Barker, facing forward, moderately large, that looks like the Grissom stencil in quality.  Not too much black, not too much white, clean lines.  Can anyone help me?  Suggestions?  Anything?  There are pics of him here: http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=bob+barker&btnG=Search and here: http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=the+price+is+right&btnG=Search

Thank you for any help you can give!
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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2006 08:23:32 AM »

This is the best I could come up with, white hair aint good for stencilling!

« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2006 09:10:10 AM »

Just a the stamp filter and some touch up.

Hope it helps.
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2006 05:30:56 PM »

OMG thank you both so much!  This just made my day  Cheesy
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