Horror & Special FX Makeup
TMW Media Group
Hosted by Michael Berryman. This program 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, color 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 color modeling to create blood and scaring. Techniques include: skin preparation, coloring for different layers of dead flesh, sponge and brush color technique, creating veiny and discolored eyes, creating a rotting mouth and tongue (including secret formula for "zombie mouthwash"), sculpting skin to create cuts and gashes, molding gashes into existing skin, blood modeling, color technique for blood and scarring skin).