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Make full-color stencil art using a laser cutter. Ideal for large-scale printing on various surfaces. Buy the stencils on Etsy.
ToolsLaser cutter: you could make one for $50, but I had one available.Image processing and plotting software: I used Adobe products and AutoCad, but there are certainly other ...
Select a subject. I went with Andre the Giant because he's fairly well known from Shepard Fairey's stencil work.Resize your image:Open the image in Photoshop.Image > Image SizeI ...
We'll do the halftoning and vectorization in Illustrator.Open up the cyan jpg in Illustrator.Select the imageEdit > Edit Colors > Convert to GrayscaleFilter > Pixelate > Halftone. I ...
Open the .DWG file in AutocadYou might have to Select All and hit "Explode" depending on what version of Illustrator and what version of Autocad you're usingSelect the ...
Select a location where you'd like to share your work/play. In spraying the layers, I started with the densest (Yellow) and worked up to the least dense (Black). ...
There are a lot of directions you can go as far as reproducing full-color images with only four colors. Try other effects out besides halftoning, and see what ...
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