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This is a fairly basic instructable on how to create certain effects in Photoshop. I used Photoshop CS5 for this but I'm certain that you can probably use similar tools in other programs to create these effects. I am trying to explain this so that a beginner at photoshop could do this but if you have any questions or don't completely understand any steps then please ask questions, I'm more than happy to answer them!

I am entering this instructable into the Halloween Photo Editing Chalenge so if you like this then please vote for me! :D
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Step 1: Getting The Terminator Pic

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There's a lot of photo's of Arnie posing as everyone's favourite homocidal, time-travelling android, and a few photos other terminators too. The internet is teeming with apropriate photos if you're willing to look a little, but for the sake of convenience I've added the photo I used, it's the one that I think is most apropriate, iconic and has the best effect in the end! Once you've found it you need to save it to your computer for a little later on.

Step 2: Taking Your Own Photo

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It's best to take a new photo as opposed to finding an old one that might work, this is mainly because few people have a terminator expression while posing for photos. You want to mimic the pose in the Photo of the terminator you are using, if you use the one I provided then this basically means a blank, expressionless face looking directly at the camera. Take a look at my ugly mug shot as reference if you need it!
Hữu KimN19 days ago
Machine3 years ago
Very neat, expertly done, but can we see some more scars, bullet holes, axe-cuts please.... hahahaha.

You've got great Photoshop skills, what's next?

Thanks for showing us.
mary candy3 years ago
Perfect work!
Good luck on the contest ;)
neivadan3 years ago
wow lol i now know that i can terminate myslef but can we like do the same for our arm or somthing?
Hugo Boom (author)  neivadan3 years ago
that's a really nice idea! it'd take a bit of work i would think but if you find a good photo from the famous scene in terminator 2 then I don't see why not :D
JustPhil3 years ago
I would vote for you but when I went to the contest and clicked view entries, yours was not listed. Guess I'll come back later...
Hugo Boom (author)  JustPhil3 years ago
I think it takes about a day for the instructable to be accepted.... I hope! Thanks a lot :D
Hugo Boom (author)  Hugo Boom3 years ago
Woo! I'm in the contest :D please vote everybody! thanks!!!!
Jsquared243 years ago
Heres mine, i used bothsides of the picture to photoshop in
Terminate me copy.jpg
Very cool effect!
scoochmaroo3 years ago
Very awesome!
Hugo Boom (author)  scoochmaroo3 years ago
Thanks :D