SUCH a Geek
April 3, 2008

Alternate title: I SOOOOO need a job.

I hang out at BlogCatalog far too much. It's my primary form of entertainment on days when the other half is home with a migraine and I have to be quiet. Of course, that backfires sometimes when people like Ekim get to thinking they're funny. As punishment, and because I was boreded and wanted a non-productive project on which to work, I give you ...

Ekim-Diego. Go Ekim Go!

For those of you curious as to how you can do such a thing as insert a photo of someone into a cartoon character, this time I also wrote a tutorial of sorts, complete with screen caps. Sadly, the Claire/Smurfette picture would have been a better one to do the tutorial to since the picture turned out better - but ... eh.

The trick, for those of you kind of curious, but not curious enough to slog through the tutorial - is to pick a facial picture in which the shape of the person's face comes close to the shape of the cartoon character's face. Otherwise, you'll have to copy/paste just the eyes and nose and such and place them in the picture and smooth out the edges - it's a long and tedious and not very worthwhile endeavor. Trick the second is to pick a cartoon character with a very different skin tone than your real person. What makes this type of image actually work at all is the colourizing of the original face. Otherwise, it's just a lame cut and paste job.

Put a face on a cartoon

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Ekim said:

Oh, of all the cartoon characters I actually wanted to be I got morphed into the one that annoys me the most.
Couldn't I have been Stewie? I'd make a good Stewie.

April 3, 2008 2:14 PM


terri clark said:

This is an admirable skill to possess! I think it is cool you can do this!

April 3, 2008 2:26 PM


Tara R. said:

Those are some mad skills... I can think of a few cartoon morphs I would do.

April 3, 2008 8:06 PM


Joe said:

You need to hang out at cre8buzz too! Love that pic. Too funny!

April 3, 2008 11:37 PM


Ekim's kin said:

Yeah thats pretty funny....acctually no, its not.

thats not that hard to do. any one with the right computer program or even the internet, and half a brain can do that, even a better job, like with a picture thats not sideways.

Why do you have to rag on my dad like that. He is just blogging and having fun while being bored.

April 4, 2008 10:33 AM
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