How to Use Halloween Special Effects and Horror Movie Makeup Supplies

Five Methods:Bullet HoleWerewolf LacerationsWerewolf Muzzle ProstheticSpecial Effects with iMovieWerewolf Muzzle Change Half Body

Horror movies have been around dating back to Mary Shelly's Frankenstein to the Wolfman in 2010. Here's an article on how to do your own horror movie along with some tricks of the trade.

Method 1
Bullet Hole

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    Get some red face paint and some black face paint.
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    Paint the circle where you want the bullet hole to be in red.
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    Fill in the circle with black face paint.
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    Get some fake blood or red food colouring and pour it down your front.
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    If you want several bullet holes, Repeat the same process but in different places of the body.

Method 2
Werewolf Lacerations

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    Get some red face paint and some white face paint.
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    Put the white face paint in a tall skinny oval on your arm. Do three skinny ovals.
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    Fill in the skinny ovals with red.
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    Get some fake blood and spill it out of the lacerations

Method 3
Werewolf Muzzle Prosthetic

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    Buy a werewolf full face prosthetic of the internet.
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    When it arrives, glue it to your werewolf actors face.
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    Decide what colour you want your werewolves muzzle will look like.
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    Once you have decided what colour it will be paint in the creases in the face black. You don't have to paint the crease if your werewolf is already black.
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    If you have finished painting your werewolf muzzle, Paint your whole face in that colour that you just painted the muzzle with.
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    Get a long black straight hair wig from your local costume store.
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    Put the wig on with your prosthetic still on.
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    Get some very long werewolf ears and have them stick out the side of your head on an angle.
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    If you are not happy with your werewolf, buy another prosthetic and start again. Remember, Practice makes Perfect!!

Method 4
Special Effects with iMovie

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    Import all your movie clips to iMovie without any music or effects added.
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    Add effects where you want them.
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    Add sounds like Mystery accents and Suspense accents.
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    Get Horror sounds of Itunes.

Method 5
Werewolf Muzzle Change Half Body

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    Make a werewolf stretchy head sculpted to the actors normal face.
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    Stick your two hands up the mask and grab the mouth and the top of the head on the inside and push the mouth forward.

Tips

  • As soon as you're done with the makeup wash it off straight away. But after you have filmed of course.

Warnings

  • Makeup will stain the skin if not washed off.

Article Info

Categories: Cartoon and Comic Character Costumes