Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to use Photoshop in an in-depth tutorial 2/2.
Tags:How to Use Photoshop 2/2,computer software,computers made simple,digital manipulation,pc tutorials,photoshop,Photoshop tutorial,techsupportgonebad
Grab video code:
Okay and now the next I want to show you guys how to do is to change hair color two ways. The first way is for beginners, it’s pretty simple and it’s basically we’re going to change hair color the same way that we changed eye color, but the problem with this is that it doesn’t look that realistic, so I’m just going to highlight her hair with red real quick, and I forgot to create a new layer. So hold up, remember to create a new layer on everything that you do or else your work can get messed up, and if you create a new layer and you messed up, you could just erase the layer and then leave it and it’s not that big of deal. So create a new layer, alright, highlight her hair just real quick, change the layer bit overlay, and as you can see it doesn’t look really that realistic, it just looks like someone too overrate which we did, but the other way which is the advanced way to make it look even more realistic, just go ahead and delete the layer, okay, what you want to do is lasso around her tool, lasso around her hair, my bad, and I’m just going to lasso around a little part of her hair, okay. Now what you want to do after you’ve lassoed around it, go to Image, Adjustments, Hue and Saturation just like we did with teeth, this time click colorize and you could do a lot of stuff with Hue and Saturation, for example, if a picture is too dark, you can make it lighter and you could change the color of pretty much anything, and Hue and Saturation is a really good thing, really good tool to use in Adobe Photoshop. So just change the color of her hair to whatever you want and I’m going to change it to grayish-white, click OK and as you see, her, that part of her hair looks realistically grayish-white, and it looks pretty real and if you do it to all of her hair and do it exactly the way her hair looks, it will look extremely real, okay and that’s it. And the next thing I’m going to show you guys how to do is to make someone look like a monster or a zombie, some would say the Hulk, okay so I’m just going to go ahead and take this picture of bark or tree bark that I found and then open a picture of someone that you could do it to and just Control A to select and Control C to copy and Control V to paste it. And I’m just going to hold up, just going to cover his, it’s too little part of his face, it’s the middle so it’s actually guys how it looks, okay, combine the layers that I just made, merge them, then change the layer type, you could do 2 ways, either overlay, which will look like that, or some do multiply, which will look like that. Now like for overlay just because you could see their face better, but yeah, and then after you click on whatever you want just go ahead and erase wherever it’s not supposed to be, like we just want this to be on his skin, right? So we’re going to erase all of it that’s out of his face and on his hair. And then after we’re done with that, it will look pretty realistic if you do a good job at it. And yeah, just did a quick job on it, but look, you could see his nose, his eyes, it looks pretty realistic, and if you do a better job on it by erasing it and doing every single part of his face then it will look pretty realistic. So the next thing I’m going to teach you guys is well, actually the last thing I’m going to teach you guys, is how to make a lightning and basically you don’t really need any images for this, all you need to do is just open a new image, the bigger the image is, the cooler the lightning looks, so I’m going to put the width and height to 2,000 and just go ahead and do this. First of, make sure their default foreground and background colors are black and white and just click on this little icon to make a black and white and then click on the gradient tool right here and just click on it from about ¼ of the way in to about ¾ of the way in and hold shift to make your line straight and just let go, and you should come up with something like this. Now the next thing you want to do is go to Filter, Render, Difference Clouds, and this is a pretty cool effect you could use for making like clouds that looks like it’s about to rain or something, but right now I’m just going to make a lightning. So as you see most of the whites on the outside and the blacks in the middle but we want to get the white in the middle and the black on the outside so it looks like lightning. So go to Image, Adjustments and Invert, and it inverts it like that. Okay next up what you want to do is hold Control L for the levels to come up and move this black level to about ¾ or less than ¾ or more, it matters what you’re looking for and then hold this gray one and drag it a little bit down or two but don’t all the, go all the way t the end or so it look like wimpy lightning. Go like that so it has a beautiful cloud to it and I want to suggest moving the white one, but it matters how you want your lightning to look, so if you want to move it, move it a little but it matters how you want your lightning to look. Okay and once you’re satisfied with your lightning, click OK and select an image that you want your lightning bolt to bean and I’m going to select an image that I made a while ago on Photoshop, and it’s of me looking like a zombie-ish kind of thing. Okay next you want to hold Control A to select it all, Control C to copy, then click on Image and Control V to paste, and as you see it’s covering my face right now but I want it to be without, I just want the lightning to be there, but the black in the image is not giving it the effect that I want. So what you just do is look to the new layer options that it should create a new layer when you paste it, so go to the layer options and click Screen and it should get rid of all the black there, and I could just put it like on my body or whatever, or I want to have a lightning effect and I could make it straight down on my face, but yeah, and that’s how you create lightning. So just to have phone Photoshop, I hope you guys learned something today and just remember, you’ll be surprised with what you could do with Photoshop, a little skill and a lot of imagination, because after all Photoshop is the perfect lie.