Makeup Blood FX - Blow Your Brains Out

Learn a down and dirty, highly realistic "bullet hit" blood effect using affordable materials

Description

Learn a down and dirty yet highly realistic "bullet hit" blood effect with master FX artist, David Monzingo.

Using affordable materials & FX tricks learned on the front lines during his nearly 20 years as a key artist at Stan Winston Studio & Legacy Effects, Monzingo shows you how you can achieve big budget results on a shoestring.

Lesson Highlights:

  • Assembling the blood mortar
  • Silicone modeling compound - the "entry" wound
  • Rehearsing & shooting the "bullet hit" blood effect
  • Digital wound removal in Photoshop

 

Approximate Runtime is: 01:32:19

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  1. Title - 00:00:00
  2. Introduction - 00:00:18
  3. Materials - The Blood - 00:00:45
  4. The Rig - 00:01:42
  5. The Makeup Appliance - 00:05:32
  6. Assembling the Blood Mortar - 00:08:01
  7. Mixing the Blood - 00:16:01
  8. Thinning the Blood Mixture - 00:23:36
  9. Entry Wound Application - Makeup Materials - 00:26:18
  10. Using Silicone Modeling Compound - 00:30:09
  11. Painting - Creating Depth - 00:36:53
  12. Airbrushing Flesh Tones - 00:38:10
  13. Powdering - 00:40:11
  14. Wound Details - 00:41:44
  15. Finish Work - Blending - 00:43:56
  16. Fine Details - 00:46:22
  17. Sealing the Paint - A Touch of Blood - 00:48:18
  18. Rehearsal - 00:51:23
  19. Digital Removal - 00:55:51
  20. Taking It Into Photoshop - 00:57:20
  21. Exporting the Image Sequence As a Movie - 01:07:26
  22. Additional Sound & Visual Effects - 01:09:41
  23. Constructing a Hidden Blood Tube - 01:12:36
  24. Blood System-Materials - 01:13:34
  25. Attaching the Vinyl Tubing - 01:15:03
  26. Concealing the Vinyl Tubing - 01:18:27
  27. Airbrushing in Hair Color - 01:22:01
  28. Airbrushing - Blending the Appliance In - 01:24:35
  29. Finishing Details - 01:27:03
  30. Shooting the Oozing Bullet Hole Effect - 01:30:53

Materials

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FOR YOUR WORK STATION

AIRBRUSHES

BLOOD

CLEAR COATS/GLOSSES/MATTING AGENTS

EPOXYS/GLUES

LATEX/SILICONE

PAINT/BRISTLE BRUSHES

PAINTS

PRIMERS/ADHESION PROMOTERS

SKIN PAINTS/POWDERS

SPONGES/POWDER PUFFS

THINNERS/SOLVENTS

TOOLS

SOFTWARE

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop

SUPPLIES

HEALTH/SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

When working with toxic and/or dangerous materials or tools:

ALWAYS read labels for appropriate use guidelines
ALWAYS wear a high-grade respirator
ALWAYS work in a well-ventilated area
ALWAYS protect your skin
ALWAYS wear eye protection

Artist Information

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David Monzingo

Special Effects Character Creator & Master Artist - Stan Winston Studio/Legacy Effects

Born and raised in Southern California, David Monzingo's childhood love of film led him to pursue a career in...

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