CUSTOM BIG HEAD CUTOUTS
You may be asking yourself “what in the heck is a Face-Ka-Bob?” and well, we don't really blame you. Sometimes even our friends give us some strange looks when we talk about Face-Ka-Bobs. Face-Ka-Bobs are big head cutouts made from images of your face or head. Upload your big head image to be digitally enlarged and printed directly to your choice of material. Life Size Custom Cutouts will create a personalized cut file and contour cut your custom big head to the face. Smaller sized face cutouts come with a convenient handle for you to wave them around while the larger custom big heads come with a shield style handle for comfort and durability. Face cutouts are an awesome way to cheer on your favorite team or show your family member love at their graduation. Head cutouts are available from 12 inches all the way up to our 60-inch Monster big head cutouts. Order yours today by selecting your size and material below to begin your custom big head ordering process or learn more by reading additional big head cutouts information below.
HOW TO MAKE A CUSTOM BIG HEAD CUTOUT
Big head cutouts have brought a smile to thousands of peoples faces with our high quality printsy and fast turn around times. Our contour cut big head cutouts excite people at every sporting event, graduation, birthday party, wedding, concert, festival, and even corporate events. Begin the custom big head process by selecting a material below. Then select your desired big head size and upload a photo. Quantity discounts are not applied on the product page and are applied to items in the shopping cart. Browse our blog or checkout our facebook for great custom big head cutout ideas.
BEGIN BY SELECTING YOUR BIG HEAD CUTOUT MATERIAL
Cardboard Big Head
The standard material cardboard is white washed on the front to ensure a true to color print. This material is also corrugated along the height for structural stability. Cardboard is our most affordable option while still being durable and without jeopardizing the quality of the image when printed.Select Cardboard Big Head
Foamcore Big Head
Foamcore lacks the corrugation of the cardboard instead its center is filled with foam. This removes the ripple effect of the corrugation in the cardboard to provide an even higher quality print. Foamcore is a less durable material, so it is best used for exhibits behind glass or out of reach or for situations that won’t require a lot of interaction.Select Foamcore Big Head
Coroplast Big Head
Coroplast, standing for corrugated plastic, is the strongest material we have to offer. Our coroplast big heads are waterproof and they are generally used for outdoor events. The coroplast material is strong and durable, and can provide years of use for your big head. But the corrugation can be seen through the print.Select Coroplast Big Head
BIG HEAD CUTOUT HANDLES
Face-Ka-Bobs feature the strongest and sturdies handles on the market. Smaller face cutouts feature an extended cut usually added to the chin. Larger big head cutouts feature a shield handle to make displaying it in a crowd easy and natural. Custom big heads have been designed with safety in mind and featues no dangerous wooden handles banned from most festivals and sports arenas.
HOW TO TAKE THE BEST BIG HEAD CUTOUT PHOTO
Create the best big head cutouts by following these guidelines.
We can take just about any image and create a big head cutout. Looking to get the best photo for your cutout? Follow these easy guidelines below to ensure your face cutout is crystal clear. To ensure that your big head cutout is the best it can be we have a simple set of resolution and photo standards. Life Size Custom Cutouts understands that time machines do not exist and sometimes you cannot recapture a moment. In these situations you will receive a proof of your cutout showing the image quality for printing approval where clear images proceed directly to production. A proof of your big head can be requested in the comments section of your order but note, this will hinder the estimated production time of your head cutouts. If you have any questions or concerns on the quality of your image for a face cutout. please don't hesitate to contact us today with any of your big head cutout question.
HOW DOES PHOTO RESOLUTION AFFECT YOUR BIG HEAD CUTOUT
A big head cutouts resolution for smaller sizes like the 12 and 24 inch is recommended to be a minimum of 2MP. MP stands for mega pixels or can also be refered to as DPI dots per inch. DPI based measurements are recommended to be a minimum of 200 DPI with the image being taken at scale. Larger face cutouts are recommended to be taken on a 5MP camera setting or higher. To ensure the best picture or design possible set your camera settings MP or your design programs DPI to the highest settings allowed. Please refer to your camera or design software's instruction manual on how to best accomplish this.
HOW TO SCAN YOUR BIG HEAD CUTOUT
Photos printed or developed by a commercial printer or a sublimation photo printer are the best option when scanning a photo for your head cutout. Photos printed on a non-commerical printer or home printer will show dots when the face cutout is enlarged. Scanned photos should be at least 200dpi enlarged to print size or 1200dpi at original photo size.
HOW TO TAKE THE BEST BIG HEAD CUTOUT PHOTO
When taking a face cutout photograph with a digital camera, always put the camera to the highest settings available. For the best head cutouts image possible follow these photo taking tips.
- Check your camera resolution settings.
- Take your photo vertically, not horizontally.
- Try not to zoom, just step closer.
- Light backgrounds are better.
- Sharp, focused, and clear images work the best.
- Negatives or slides are not currently accepted
- Be sure your cameras resolution or DPI is set to the highest possible. Cameras by default lower this quality to allow for more pictures to be taken. When taking your head cutout photo be sure this setting is turned all the way up.
- Taking your photo vertically ensures the most pixels are available when making your big head cutout.
- Digitally zooming on many camera's lowers resolution and the final quality of the face cutout. When taking your big head cutout picture step closer to the subject instead of zooming. Fill as much of the view finder with the subject as possible.
- Lighter background ensure a contour cut true to your face and hairs shape. Contrasting backgrounds are recommended.