Thursday, February 05, 2009

Technique of the...every so often

Here's an interesting technique that takes a portrait photo and turns it into a portrait made of text - editable text for that matter. This one is in video format as it would take too long to write it all out.

See the video at full resolution

Look for more variations on this idea on the NAPP members weekly videos.


Christopher said...

You always come up with the coolest stuff.

Craig Lee said...

That is very cool. I will have to give it a try.

Anonymous said...

Great technique
Here's a good place to generate text

Nick said...

I love this idea. To take it a step further you could, make it look like Corey's face fades from a regular face to words using a layer mask with a gradient. I am going to have to try that. Thanks Dave!

Anonymous said...

Cool video. Right after you put it up I saw that the Grammy Awards held a contest to make posters with similar effects.

Any chance you can do a part 2 showing how to vary the fonts, text sizes and colors like in this poster?

(I found the posters via: