In this Instructable, you will be able to learn how to create a cartoon out of a picture.

This is entered in the Comic Contest, Vote!!!!

Step 1: Pick Your Picture

This can be any image, you may have to just experiment with different pictures. Some work well, and some don't.

We'll be using a program called GIMP which is similar to Adobe Photoshop and can be downloaded for free here .

Save the File to your computer.

This is a picture of Omar Epps who plays Eric Foreman in House.
I tried following your instructions using an image of Rachel Weisz, but couldn't figure out how to do the final step with the layering of the top image. I have Gimp 2, so I don't know if that changes anything... but I could not find the Layers Box to save my life! It seems like one is supposed to pop up automatically (at least on yours) but I tried hunting mine down and still couldn't find it. :-(
Thank you. I've been playing around with this all night. Love that you chose Omar (he doesn't scare me)
Excellent! great job!
Very Nice! Great use of GIMP!
i'm sorry, i like his character and all, but this pic seriously scares me
Omar Epps deserves to be in more Instructables. Nice work.

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