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.

WEBCOURSE 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

CLICK on the links below to find the materials you need for this lesson. 

 

Some items might be harder to find, but a little internet scouring usually finds you everything you'll need.

 

Burman Industries

Naimie's Beauty Center

Reynolds Advanced Materials

Smooth-On Inc.

 

FOR YOUR WORK STATION

 

AIRBRUSHES

  • Paasche Airbrush Model H

 

BLOOD

  • Food Coloring – Red, Green, Blue
  • Light Corn Syrup

 

CLEAR COATS/GLOSSES/MATTING AGENTS

  • Green Marble E Makeup Sealer

 

EPOXYS/GLUES

  • Slo-Zap Super Glue
  • Telesis 5 Adhesive

 

LATEX/SILICONE

  • 3rd Degree Silicone Modeling Compound

 

PAINT/BRISTLE BRUSHES

  • Makeup Brushes

 

PAINTS

  • Winton Oil Color
    •    Alzarine Crimson
    •    Yellow Ochre
    •    White

 

PRIMERS/ADHESION PROMOTERS

  • Super Glue Accelerator

 

SKIN PAINTS/POWDERS

  • No Color Powder
  • Skin Illustrator Grunge Palette
  • Skin Illustrator Paints
    •    Bruise Tone
    •    Espresso 2
    •    Lao 2
    •    Rice Paper

 

SPONGES/POWDER PUFFS

  • Powder Puffs

 

THINNERS/SOLVENTS

  • 99% Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Telesis 5 Thinner

 

TOOLS

  • Cutting Tools
    • Razorblade
    • Scissors
    • Wire Cutters
  • Sculpting Tools
    • Metal Dentist Spatula
  • Other Tools
    • Buckets
    • Hairdryer

 

SOFTWARE

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop

 

SUPPLIES

  • Armature Wire
  • Clear Heat Shrink
  • Clear Plastic Trashbag
  • Distilled Water
  • Drop Cloths
  • Duct Tape
  • Hair Pins
  • Hose Clamp – 11/16” to 1¼”
  • Mixing Buckets
  • Monoject Syringe w/Catheter Tip
  • Paint Stir Sticks
  • Paper Towels
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Small Paper Cups
  • Smaller Sized Vinyl Tubing to fit Monoject Syringe
  • Small Vinyl Tubing to fit Clear Heat Shrink
  • Vinyl Tubing to fit Power Plunger (with 5/8” inner diameter)
  • Wax Paper

 

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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