I found this question to be quite interesting, as I have also tried to do
Here is my best effort -- but it's not good enough, and I abandoned it at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ettervor/2068285975 I'd also be interested
in how to make this look more realistic.
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Xiella Harksell <xie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Personally, I thought (and still believe) that this can easily be done
>> using a GIMP plugin in which one somehow selected the parts where the
>> real image was located on the newspaper and then the plugin would
>> perform some magic (skew etc.) to replace it with the other picture.
>> It could be done with a displacement map fairly easily, or possibly
>> the curve bend tool.
> Like this? http://i41.tinypic.com/2gt1yxh.png
> I made this entire thing in about 45 mins from scratch, but if obv. you
> didn't want to paint a tree, design a newspaper, etc you could probably do
> it faster. To get the skew, I used the displacement map with a perfectly
> horizontal black/white gradient layer, then perspective distort, then
> rotate. For realism you'd have more variations with the gradient layer, and
> the pixellation would be solved if you had a bigger starting resolution. No
> 3D model. Hope that helped.
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