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Pixlr Transformation: Comic Killer Blonde

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In this Instructable, we'll be transforming an image into a vintage Comic Killer Blonde using the fabulous program Pixlr. 

So grab a photo, and POW!

Let's get started!


 
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Step 1: Comic Lips: Paint Em'

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First, open an image in Pixlr. (By clicking on the link to the left, it will take you there!)

Change Lip Color
1) Open a New Layer in the Layers palette. 
2) Grab the Brush tool, choose a bright red, and paint on over lips. 
3) Clean up with the Eraser tool.
4) Set Mode to Multiply.

To add a "Sketch" look follow these steps:
1) Click on the Pencil tool on the left Tools bar.
2) Trace with a black color around the lips.
3) Paint using the black brush technique over part of the lips.
4) Lower Opacity in above the Mode option.

Step 2: Comic Sketch: Trace Yo' Face

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In this step, I'll show you how to create the pop art effect using the Pencil tool.

Sketch yourself
1) Click on the Pencil tool and trace over any visible edges of your photo.
2) This includes chin, nose, lips, eyebrows, hairline, etc. 
3) Use the Eraser tool to clean up any mess ups! 

Play around with this tool! Once you get it, it will probably become your favorite tool. 

Step 3: Comic Skin: Dem' Dots

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We'll now be adding the spotted/dotted skin many comics are known for.

Dem Dots - Addition 
1) Open a New Image by clicking on the Layer button on the top. I got mine from the internet.
2) You could also use the Brush tool to manually add red dots to the face. But I'm lazy.
3) Clean up using the Eraser tool.

Step 4: Comic Hair: Blonde Waves

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This is quite optional, but I'll be adding some blonde waves to my subject.

Blonde Waves 
1) Find an image from the internet and add using the Open from Image option under Layer.
2) Play around with the Eraser tool to make it work for you!
3) I also decided to make the hair more yellow, so I painted over the wig with a bright yellow overlay layer.


very nice. This would be an awesome halloween costume, have you ever tried this in real life?
Thank you! I haven't actually tried this in real life...there may be a future Instructable coming! :)
That is quite a transformation! Nice job!
Thank you very much! It was super fun to work on! :)
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