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We are going to make photorealistic push pin portraits. We will be guided in our pin placement by a low resolution indexed color gif image we will cr...
Using Photoshop, adjust your image so that it contains a nice range of colors and values, with no large areas of pure black or white or any other colo...
I'd like my final artwork to by 45" wide by 60" tall. My push pins are 0.5" in diameter, so I'll need to shrink my photo to 90 pixels x 120 pixels whe...
First determine the colors you intend to use. I have chosen black, white, red, yellow, and blue, for a total of 5 colors. I have omitted green from my...
Your histogram can count the number of pixels selected. Using your magic wand tool set to non-contiguous regions, tolerance = 0, visit your tiny 90 x...
To make your tiny .gif image into a guide large enough to see, enlarge it in Photoshop by a power of two. In other words, double its size, quadruple i...
Begin placing pins according to your enlarged .gif guide.
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