Tried some fuzzy tool effects to mask silhouettes in GIMP with mixed results. This animated GIF of Pike in a stand off with the Gorch brothers didn’t come out exactly the way I wanted. That said, I liked the background and the black and white effect (which was a save mistake). That said, you can see I animated one of the lines on the hat from the fuzzy select tool. I could use a magnetic lasso in GIMP for sure.
And here is the original in color: