At our recent Lumi Build Day, we decided to make a pop art themed piece as a tribute to the founders of our makerspace. The important part was getting the negatives just right so we could get more of a painted on look than an actual photo and the right features were visible.

Things you'll need
A computer running GIMP
An inkjet printer
A nice digital photo

Step 1: Open the picture in GIMP

I'm choosing GIMP because it's free and available on all operating systems so there's no reason for you not to have it :)
You can download it from www.gimp.org

To make things easier, make sure you choose a picture that has a lighter background and you have a clear shot of the persons facial features. The best pics are casual portraits where the subject is unaware

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