If you’ve ever wanted to create detailed layered paper portraits from a photo, today is your day. A free web site called Photo2Stencil.com generates SVGs, so its perfect for electronic diecutters. I’ll show you how easy it is to create a work of art from your favorite picture. The one piece stencil layers stack to create a dimensional image, or you can use Photo2Stencil to make layered stencils for painting projects or one color vinyl designs.
The monochromatic paper packs from Michaels make it easy to find the shades you need for your paper portraits.
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And if you want to create even more complex designs, check out Stencil Creator from the folks that created the amazing stencil-generating algorithms.