I made this image, simply by:
Deciding to use the idea of a missing person on a milk carton. I then set about Googling and downloading an image of a carton (something relatively plain) and took a screen grab of an image of Dr. Oblivion from one of the course videos.
I then created my image using GIMP:
- First I edited the carton image to remove any previous text and images using the
- I then opened the Dr Oblivion grab image and used the
Lasso Toolto select around his head; and used
Paste Intoto add him onto the carton. I cleaned up (not very well) the outline of his profile, with the
Paint Bush Tool. I know there are better ways to do this, but I wasn’t aiming for perfection.
- I then used the
Text Toolto create the text.
- Finally, I had to
Saved As… and voila.
It’s been quite a while since I’ve used my ‘photoshop’ skills, which was fun. I do wish there was a Mac native version of GIMP. Using it under X11 is very awkward and clunky.