Hello gashes!

Here’s the entire collection of bloody and bruised arms, though they are quite gruesome, and not for the faint of heart! Scroll through at your own risk!

This is a follow up to last week’s blog post, which featured the special-effects makeup that our advanced art students in Art Foundations Intensives 5 learned to do. They made vampire bites last session, and this week (using the same materials) made gashes. Some “works” were enhanced with needles piercing the flesh.the messy artist halloween makeup

Here’s the entire collection of bloody and bruised arms, though they are quite gruesome, and not for the faint of heart! Scroll through at your own risk!

hello vampire bites!

This week’s class focused on Halloween and stage makeup, specifically how to create realistic bites, bruises and wounds.

halloween vampire bite with makeupUnfortunately our highest level art students (AFI5), were attacked by vampires during class. They were left bruised and mangled, with seeping blood drying on their arms. Strangely though – they loved it!

This week’s class focused on Halloween and stage makeup, specifically how to create realistic bites, bruises and wounds.

nj art class for kidsWith supplies from makeupmania.com, the students were instructed in how to build up realistic looking injuries.

The first step was to create bumps from the Nose and Scar Wax,

halloween bite makeupAnd by using the rest of the makeup, they ended up like this!

the messy artist

The students were very impressed with the realistic injuries they were able to create. Coming up in next week’s class: gashes!

Have you taught students how to use stage or special effect makeup? What are your favorite things to create?