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Easy Two Tone Silhouette

  • Start with a photo that you want to turn into a two tone silhouette.

  • Duplicate that layer by pressing CTRL + J, than desaturate it by pressing CTRL + Shift + U.

  • Go to Filter -> Artistic -> Cutout and apply these settings.

  • After applying the effect the photo should like like this

  • Press CTRL + L to bring up levels, drag the sliders together until the photo is just black and white.

  • Now go to Filter -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur and set it to 1.0 pixels to get rid of the jagged edges.

  • To smoothe the edges a little just bring up the Curve dialog by pressing CTRL + M and adjust it till the edges are crisp.

  • Your final product should like like this.

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