This is pretty awesome. Definitely something I am going to try one day!
The following tutorial will cover in brief detail, how to create a 2 layer “photo” stencil in Adobe Photoshop. The tutorial is meant for at least intermediate knowledge of Photoshop.
First, you will want to completely desaturate your image giving you a monochromatic image. Next, for a two color stencil, you will want to create two separate layers. The top layer will be the darks, the second layer will be for the midtones. You can easily do this by putting your magic wand tool to use on the grey-scale image. Select the darks. With an active selection, activate your dark layer in the layers palette, and fill with black. Repeat the step for the midtones.
Now you will want to clean that dirty selection up. Using the pen tool outline your dark colors. The pen tool gives you sharp, clean edges and leaves you with the…
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