Instructions on using photoshop to convert a digital photo/image to a multiple layered stencil.
Step 1: Open your image in photoshop
Open up your image in photoshop.
Now is a good time to crop out the subject and adjust the 'levels' (Image>Adjustments>Levels) as well as the contrast. Get the subject's colors different from the background.
In this image I just have the original photograph before I cropped and adjusted the colors.