How to Make Wanted Posters
Wanted posters are posters created to inform the public of a criminal that is wanted by authorities. It can also be made just for fun to be printed or used on a website. You can make a wanted poster for a family member, friend, child, pet, athlete, co-worker or anyone else. All you need is a picture of the "wanted" person (or animal) and a little time.
Things You'll Need
Get a photo of the wanted person. Try to find one that has a white background. Use a picture that has a close-up of the face. Save this picture on your computer.
Go to the wanted-poster generator listed in Resources. Turn off any pop-up blockers you have on your Internet browser.
Click on the "Browse" button. Locate the picture for the wanted poster on your computer. Click on "Open" to upload the picture.
Type the name of the wanted person in the "Name" field. Be creative and use a nickname.
Come up with an amount for the "Reward" field. Type this number in the space provided or use the default $2500.
Add the crime to the wanted poster. Insert this information in the space under "Wanted For."
Pick the photo size. The default setting is "Normal," but you can change it to "Small" if you want to. This will make a smaller version of the wanted poster.
Click on the "Make Wanted Poster" button to create the poster. View it in the space below.
Save a copy of the wanted poster. Right-click on the poster. Select "Save Picture As." Choose the file to save it in, rename it (if wanted) and then click on "Save."
Tips & Warnings
- If you need ideas, browse some of the suggested crimes. Click on the "Suggested Crimes" link under the "Wanted For" area to view a large list of crimes. Each is divided among various categories of criminals.