In this quick tutorial, we are going to show you how to apply an encapsulated silicone prosthetic. This includes preparing the skin, gluing down the prosthetic, blending the edges to the skin, blending with paint & makeup, and adding additional affects like blood and gore.
From more extreme versions like Tim Curry in Legend and Dave Grohl in The Pick of Destiny to almost-human Peter Stormare in Constantine, depictions of the devil have a VERY wide range. For our makeup look we went with a nice middle ground that captures a bit of everything.
Spirit Gum is a classic “old school” adhesive that has been around since about the 1870’s. It is derived from mastic gum and is harvested from the mastic evergreen shrub or tree. Spirit Gum has been used as a glue for almost everything – from special effects appliances to hair pieces. It’s a particularly popular product in the theatre community!
Getting started with special FX makeup can seem overwhelming at first, we’ve been there! So, we put together this special FX makeup kit for beginner’s guide to help you get started. By following this guide you’ll end up with a simple well-rounded special FX makeup beginner’s kit. We cover different options for products you can choose from – while helping