Take a picture and experiment with the “Halftone Effect” in some photo editing software to create a comic book effect.
Having seen Alan’s example and clear description of the process, I thought that even I could do it.
As I don’t have a camera handy, I borrowed the upside down picture from yesterday’s Daily Create and turned it right side up in Pixlr.
I tweaked the hue and saturation to give it an even more old-time feel and then applied the half-tone filter.
The caption was done on a new layer with an elliptical selection filled with yellow and an opacity setting of 34%. Another layer of text was added with full opacity.
As for the question, “Buddy, can you spare a tweet?” It is a play on the depression era song, “Brother, can you spare a dime?” Somehow the comic image made me think of the thirties and I wanted a slightly softer twitter related phrase than I did in the recent YouTubes video.