convert an image for silkscreen with gimp, lacquer stencil and pen
Here is how I took an image from photo to black and white line art. There are some extra steps, things I probably wouldn’t do the same way again, but this shows how it was actually done. One of the ideas was to convert an image, and still have some human handwork in it.
The descriptions of many of the photos in this set tell some of the process:
start with a photo
Start with a photo. It is probably better if it has some decent contrast, but that can be fixed later.
Open it in gimp
Adjust the image with a filter
I used the find edges, edges filter
Since it is a color image, it will find all kinds of cool colors. They’re nice, but we don’t need them.
More: continued here