Used a picture of one of my youth group students.
- Cropped it down down
- Ran it through and online poster and wall art generator.
- Open the generated pdf in illustrator and deleted unwanted artifacts.
- Generated an svg and sent it out for the cut
The further back you stand the more your brain will fill in the details.
I want to try it on a tile and if it works well I will do a series.
p.s. the site is free but if you use it a lot consider making a donation
The Rasterbator site is awesome but I want to use this technique for a larger project and I needed more consisten results. So I wrote my own halftone program that produces SVGs directly. If you know java here is the source, feel free to tinker: