How to create fake magazine covers

Written by carl hose
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Imagine your face on the cover of Time magazine. Have you ever wanted to be the Playboy cover model? How about see your face plastered across Cosmopolitan? You don't have to wait until your famous to see yourself on these magazines or even hundreds more. There are a number of websites featuring web-based software that will put your mug on just about any magazine you can think of, so like Dr. Hook sang in the '70s, "Gonna see my picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone." Learn how to impress your friends and family by putting your face on all the popular magazines.

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    Got to (see Resources) and browse through their extensive selection of magazine templates to determine which magazine cover you would like to place your face on.

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    Click on the "Browse" button and browse to the folder on your computer where your image is located. Select the image and click the "Upload" button. You will be asked to choose a tool for your photograph. Choose the "Fake Magazine Cover" option and your photo will be placed in the magazine cover template.

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    Adjust the size of your magazine cover photo by typing your preferred dimensions into the height and width boxes. You can also click on the "Stretch to Fit" option or the "No Stretch" option. Try both to see which makes your image fit the template best.

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    Choose a different magazine template by selecting "Change Magazine Layout." This will keep the same image but give you a new magazine.

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    Print your finished magazine cover on glossy paper directly from the website by clicking on the "Save" button. You can also click "Get HTML" code and the website generate code for your personal website, blog or MySpace page.

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