Tertiary Catalogue

Horror and Special FX Makeup

Hosted by Michael Berryman. This programme breaks down several techniques that can be used to create a multitude of monsters and FX characters. Top Hollywood makeup artist Christina Rodriguez, demonstrates how to approach monster make-up and special effects including how to create a zombie look (deformation of the skin, colour technique for different layers of dead flesh, shadow contouring to create facial structure), techniques to complete monster characters (sickly eyes, rotting teeth and tongue) and a detailed demonstration of gashes with skin structure and colour modelling to create blood and scaring. Techniques include: skin preparation, colouring for different layers of dead flesh, sponge and brush colour technique, creating veiny and discoloured eyes, creating a rotting mouth and tongue (including secret formula for zombie mouthwash), sculpting skin to create cuts and gashes, moulding gashes into existing skin, blood modelling, colour technique for blood and scarring skin).

Rating: E
Production Year: 2013
Duration: 44 min

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