- Sculpting to make open wounds, broken bones etc.
- Pick away the corners of a white wedge sponge to avoid the “makeup rectangles”
- Pre wet sponge before application
- Rubber mask grease paint for bald caps, prosthetics to blend into creases/real skin
- Cabasil for molds – no latex gloves ‘cause the two will stick together and bond
- Transfer paper and a clear plastic top sheet for molding your own wounds
- Brush edges of prosthetics with 99% rubbing alcohol to thin them and make blending with real skin easier
- Add foundation to silicone/whatever before you pour to make it flesh colour
- Use old coffee and tea grounds for dirt, old dried spices for scab flakes,
- Blood = sugar syrup, red, blue dye and cocoa powder
- Blood spatter done by flicking a paint brush
- When using a bruise wheel, put one colour per finger and then blend
- Applying a bruise – start with yellow, then green, red, blue
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