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Learn How To Turn Yourself Into An 'Angry Comic Character' For Halloween2m38s

Learn How To Turn Yourself Into An 'Angry Comic Character' For Halloween

Argenis Pinal is a makeup artist and face and body paint artist from the United States. His channel is filled with elaborate tutorials on how to transform yourself into pretty much every comic book character known to the modern civilization! His skills are so advanced, you don’t even need clothes - he will just paint them on you! If you still want to make yourself look like a character from a comic book, but don’t think you can pull off wearing nothing but paint all over you, then fret not! Argenis is here to give you a step by step tutorial on how to make yourself look like a vicious comic book character by painting only your face! Naturally, he starts by covering his entire face with full coverage foundation. He contours his features around the nose and eyebrows and the side of his face, before starting to apply the color. He creates the “angry” look by adding purple and blue eye shadow around his eyes, to make his eyes look deeper set and menacing. Then he draws on some mean looking eyebrows with black body paint. Remember, all comic book villains have big, bushy eyebrows! He draws the frown with few shades of brows eyeshadow, then uses the same colors to sketch out where his grin will be. He uses white paint to ‘apply’ the exposed teeth, a few shades of red to mimic the gums around the teeth, then a bit of yellow and light brown to give the teeth a rotten appearance, because no villain has the time to visit the dentist! A couple of finishing touches with the back paint and a couple of colored contacts and you are ready to scare people on the street out of their wits! Happy Halloween!

Published: October 12, 2017Updated: October 19, 201714 views
Hair Stylist Shows Off Some Incredible Wig Making Talent1m00s

Hair Stylist Shows Off Some Incredible Wig Making Talent

Sure, it's just a doll, but before you judge you must take a look at the amazing job that this stylist pulls off with it. The process is long and it takes a lot of hard work, but when you see the outcome, you'll be impressed. Wigs are definitely not a modern invention. These important head coverings, often used to denote social rank and for cosmetic purposes, enjoy a rich and varied history that reflects people’s attitudes in society throughout the ages. The oldest method for making wigs involves weaving hair around a silk warp to form a “weft”- a small fringe structure that will be used as a “building block” for the wig. The wefts are then sewn and styled onto a foundation made out of the net, silk, and other materials. The modern method for making wigs was developed by wig-makers in France during the 19th century. They would weave the hair is directly onto the foundation material (usually a flesh colored net) using a ventilating needle (similar to the needles used for embroidery). This process resulted into wigs that fit snugly to the head, thus looking more “natural” than wigs produced using the weft method. Today wigs made out of natural human or remy hair can be bleached, dyed and styled to the wearer’s preference, making them quite the luxurious commodity.

Published: October 2, 2017Updated: October 3, 2017791 views
Cheap yet effective camera slider12m05s

Cheap yet effective camera slider

In this tutorial, Brad Angove opens up his new camera slider. It's an inexpensive unit that offers some great versatility. Watch along as he uses some interesting techniques to help make his videos more interesting and compelling to watch.

Published: September 27, 2017Updated: September 28, 201728 views
How to get an even coat of paint with spray cans8m05s

How to get an even coat of paint with spray cans

This tutorial helps those who are doing paint jobs with spray cans rather than paint guns. It is always best to use paint guns when trying to get an even coat of paint, particularly on a large surface. Enjoy!

Published: September 16, 2017Updated: September 19, 201775 views
How to paint ghost flames with spray cans7m55s

How to paint ghost flames with spray cans

This video shows a new technique that Brad Angove came up with for painting a form of ghost flame with spray cans. Obviously you can achieve superior results using proper spray equipment, but this is still a fun an interesting technique to try out.

Published: September 16, 2017Updated: September 18, 201747 views
How to make your own steadicam for cheap6m49s

How to make your own steadicam for cheap

Camera stabilization can be an important part of getting good smooth footage. In this video Brad Angove shows us how he made my own steadicam to help get smoother shots when he needed them. Looks like it worked pretty well!

Published: September 10, 2017Updated: September 12, 201783 views
How to do a chameleon paint job with spray cans7m45s

How to do a chameleon paint job with spray cans

In this video Brad discusses a topic that he's been asked about many times: How to do a chameleon paint job with spray cans. For this he uses the back of a telecaster guitar, and two spray cans. The results are pretty awesome!

Published: September 9, 2017Updated: September 12, 201726 views
The Hair Dad shows how to make curls using straws2m16s

The Hair Dad shows how to make curls using straws

Here is a video The Hair Dad made to show how to do straw curls. The straws were a buck and the elastics were, too. His daughter didn't complain at all about sleeping with them, so they didn't hurt either. Check out that final look! A couple people said their daughters' hairstyle was ruined when they brushed the hair out. Don't use a brush! Just use your fingers to pull apart the stands, and barely do that. The Hair Dad just used a water spray bottle to mist the hair and dampen it before we curled it. When completed he used a bit of hair spray to hold it. No other products were used.

Published: September 11, 2017354,389 views
Useful social media tips for filmmakers4m48s

Useful social media tips for filmmakers

Films are about bringing people together and sharing ideas. We watch trailers, connect with our social circles, and then share the cinematic experience. Word of mouth used to be the only true method of accomplishing this, aided in part by previews and ads in newspapers. Television and the internet then expanded that reach to homes across the globe. The most recent permutation can be found in modern social media.

Published: August 22, 2017Updated: August 24, 201711 views
How to set up a WordPress website in under 10 minutes7m37s

How to set up a WordPress website in under 10 minutes

Creatives nowadays have a multitude of platforms to display their work. YouTube and Vimeo is where most video creators display their work. Graphic Designers use a platform like Behance and Photographers could not live without Instagram. But what happens when those platforms are no longer there? It’s always a good idea to have full control of your portfolio and content, and a website of your own is the best place to store all of it. This video will give you easy steps to set up your own website in 10 minutes or less! Let’s try to navigate these steps together...

Published: August 15, 2017Updated: August 17, 201722 views
2017 Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips - Narrated by George Takei1m01s

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips - Narrated by George Takei

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This video, narrated by actor George Takei, provides a few viewing tips for the public. Credit: NASA

How to grow your creative brand with stories5m10s

How to grow your creative brand with stories

Do brands create stories or do stories create brands? Is the power of storytelling for brands? Is branding simply so pervasive we can’t even begin to see the end and the beginning? Storytelling is an ancient art married with science and it’s tackled in so many domains, from the study of ancient cultures to movie making, fiction writing and branding. Yet, storytelling has never been ‘hotter’ than today. The principles and success factors are closely related with word-of-mouth, social sharing, social media in general, brand perception and the very essence of content marketing.

Published: August 1, 2017Updated: August 3, 201711 views
How are millennials affecting the state of television? 5m33s

How are millennials affecting the state of television?

Fast-changing consumer content is signaling dark days ahead for cable, as the option to avoid or drop cable service has grown more appealing and more popular than ever. The Digital Democracy Survey data about Millennials shows they represent nearly one-third of the U.S. population over age 13, and more than one-third of those between the ages of 14 and 66. Also, 56% of the TV and film viewing by Millennials aged 14-24 is on computer, smartphone, tablet, or a gaming device - only 44% is via TV. What about older Millennials (in the 24-30 age range)? They consume 47% of their film and TV content on those alternative devices. So on average, the 30-and-under crowd's primary means of consuming content is through mobile devices, streaming, and online. That's in sharp contrast to the over-30 crowd who still rely on television for an average of more than 80% of their film and TV show viewing. Love them or hate them, it is Millennials who are driving disruptive trends the most, consuming most of their TV and film content online rather than through television. Times like these are a creative shift in the way television is distributed. Network television content has seen 36 billion—yes billion— lifetime views on YouTube, along with 284 million audience engagements (such as likes, shares and comments). This shift will turn the television business inside out by placing the consumer at the center of the ecosystem and creating new opportunities for both content owners and marketers to align quality, reach and data.

Published: July 25, 2017Updated: July 26, 201727 views
How to make this helpful toy for children with autism1m40s

How to make this helpful toy for children with autism

This "curvy ring stack" is made out of a bird mister found at a yard sale. Clients with autism or other developmental disabilities enjoy the visual stimulation experienced when watching the rings spiral downward. They need to reach, pay visual attention and use their hands together as they develop eye-hand coordination.

Published: July 21, 2017Updated: July 24, 20174,589 viewsVirality: 10%
How to Promote Your Film on Patreon4m22s

How to Promote Your Film on Patreon

Patreon is an Internet-based membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service, as well as ways for artists to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscribers, or "patrons." I believe this particular platform was meant especially for artists. If you haven’t checked it out then you’re making a huge mistake. It is popular among YouTube videographers, webcomic artists, writers, podcasters, musicians, and other categories of creators who post regularly online. It allows artists to receive funding directly from their fans, or patrons, on a recurring basis or per work of art.

5 steps to finding your audience4m38s

5 steps to finding your audience

If you can make a connection with this smallest possible audience, you’re putting yourself in a position to succeed. If you focus all of your energy into converting this group into die-hard fans, you'll create evangelists who will help spread the message about your film.

Published: July 13, 2017Updated: July 14, 20171,134 views