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How to remove Hair and make someone Bald

Subha Pindiproli , Mar 28, 2007; 11:54 a.m.

I would like to know if there are any simple techniques in taking a picture of a fully haired man and make him bald and age him a little.

Can it be done in Adobe Photoshop CS?

I know it is easy to add hair using brush and selecting different styles of hair..

thank you

Responses

Will King , Mar 28, 2007; 12:36 p.m.

Use a photo of someone else's bald head and use layer masks in photoshop to blend them.

Frans Waterlander , Mar 28, 2007; 12:50 p.m.

Try a razor or better yet, ask Britney.

Les Berkley , Mar 28, 2007; 01:00 p.m.

Add a lot of Nair to their shampoo.

Agree with the blending method suggested above.

Will King , Mar 28, 2007; 01:12 p.m.

"Try a razor or better yet, ask Britney."
LOL, that was my good laugh of the day.

Richard Cochran , Mar 28, 2007; 03:33 p.m.

To do this convincingly, the bald head has to be lit with the same lighting that was used for the rest of the picture, so that the shadows and highlights fall in the right place and are the right size and hardness. At least the lighting should be very similar. I don't think a simple plugin is going to do it.

John Kelly , Mar 28, 2007; 04:59 p.m.

Chemotherapy.

Eugene Scherba , Mar 28, 2007; 07:19 p.m.

A few grains of thallium will do the job.

John Falkenstine , Mar 29, 2007; 01:13 a.m.

Time and children.

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