Picture of Slender Man Photo Edit
When I posted my last Halloween photo edit instuctable (Scary Woods Photo Edit) several of the commentors (such as nfk11) suggested that it would be much better with Slender Man in it.  I was resistant at first but I thought it wouldn't hurt to give it a try.  I used similar adjustments and filters as in the Scary Woods edit and the original photo that I used was taken at the same location (Cortes Island, British Columbia).  I created the image of Slender Man himself in Pixlr using a photo of my brother (I wanted to use only my own images for this photo edit).

Step 1: How I turned my brother into Slender Man

I was looking through my photo library for a image of someone in a suit.  I came across my brothers wedding photo which was perfect (I hope he doesn't mind).
  • To start editing the photo I went to the Pixlr website and select Open Pixlr editor (advanced). Then clicked on Open Image from computer
  • I cropped the image so that it had only my brother and smudged his face with the smudge tool.
  • Using the lasso tool I copied and pasted him onto a new blank background.
  • With the eraser too I cleaned up image so that it is just him.
  • I resized the image with out the proportion constraints to make him taller and skinnier.
  • I then created a new layer and used one of the flower brushes adjusted to a large size to create Slender Man's snake like protrusions.
  • I used the Free transform tool from the edit menu to rotate them and copy and paste a set for the other side of his body.
Jahyko1 year ago
Please, can I borrow your pic of Slender man? I know, it's your copiright, but I won't use it for any competitions... I just ant to make a good picture.
ChrysN (author)  Jahyko1 year ago
Sure you can use it, just attribute it to me.
Jahyko ChrysN1 year ago
Thank you :)
So your the one who made this picture? Ive seen this in a lot of places! Your pic is famous!
ChrysN (author)  nerfrocketeer2 years ago
No mine is not the original, it is just a copy. It originated here: http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3150591&userid=0&perpage=40&pagenumber=3
Oh, ok. Well its still a good 'Ible! :)
grimguy12 years ago
Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
is the editor free?
ChrysN (author)  Atlas Portal 22 years ago
Yes, Pixlr is free. Though it is an online editor.
go to you tube and look up how it should have ended slender games. let me know what you think.
Cyclone17642 years ago
i got a marble hornets style photo on halloween, simply just by (well dressing up as slendy) but standing in a dark room with the croket camera in a bright room,
what do you think?
ChrysN (author)  Cyclone17642 years ago
Great photo!
t2172652 years ago
Nice instructable, but what is Slender Man? Is it local ledgend or am I just out of touch? I live in California and have never heard of him. Guess I could google it but I would like to hear about it from you since you made him. Thank you :)
ChrysN (author)  t2172652 years ago
My understanding is that slender man was created on the internet. There was photo editing contest with a paranormal them on The Something Awful Forums and someone photo shopped and image with a tall (~8ft), skinny, faceless man in a suit lurking around. Well I guess the image got around and people thought it was real. Then more photos appeared and it spread around the internet as some things tend to do, it became a meme. So a mythology developed about Slender Man, with people writing about him giving him a story, and saying such things as there is a woodcut print of Slender Man from the 16th century. There is now a video game about him called The Slender (that is where I first heard about him) and I think there might be a movie in the works.
t217265 ChrysN2 years ago
That is the coolest mythology story ever. Thank you for the update.
do yourslef a fovour and never watch marble hornets or play slender ;)
Now that you told me not to, I have an insatiable urge to do both these things even though I have no idea what they are :)
nfk112 years ago
you should have put that I said.
ChrysN (author)  nfk112 years ago
I just changed the text in my intro to say that you were one of the people who suggested it. Thanks!
nfk11 ChrysN2 years ago
Thergox2 years ago
Ohhhhhhh so fancy! Slenderman is my favorite. Especially love the gif. :D
ChrysN (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Thanks! I thought he might be a bit hard to see, but the waving arms in the gif, draws your attention a lot more.
Haha! I see you did it!