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How to Make Your Own Custom Full Size Homemade Movie Posters

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Ever wanted to make your own full size custom posters but didn't want to spend $20? Well do I have a solution for you! All you need to know are how to use a computer, scissors, and tape. I stumbled across the solution when I was making the hoverboard from Back to The Future 2. I couldn't print the entire decal because it was too huge. I then split the image in three parts and printed them out. I then joined them back together and reinforced the back side with masking tape. This process makes the poster durable and feel like the real thing. After the board was done I realized that this method could be applied on a bigger scale. I refined the process over a few months. Now I can take a 4 megabyte picture and split in into 12 pieces, print them out, and then reunite the pieces to make a 2*4 foot poster. The materials are listed below.

Materials:
1. A color printer. ( I used my school's so I didn't spend a dime!)
2. Masking tape or any kind of durable tape. DO NOT USE DUCT TAPE. IT WILL RIP THE PAPER.
3. A high resolution image. Preferably over 1 megabyte.
4. Scissors
5. A Computer
 
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Step 1: Finding an High Resolution Image

Find a high resolution image. I am using a mario poster I found on deviantart. Good places to find high res pictures is on deviantart and google images. Just filter through pictures with the size button

Coolest. Tutorial. Ever. The possibilities are endless!

Coolest. Tutorial. Ever. The possibilities are endless!

tzirin17 days ago

I was able to create the images, but it won't let me print them. Any ideas?

jaco721 year ago
Sweet dude!!!