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June 28, 2012

We were recently on the set of a zombie film doing special effects makeup on several characters.  This post will show some behind the scenes photos we took while on set, and briefly cover the makeup application for one character. Here is a quick look at our makeup kit all laid out at the start […]

Zombie Tongue

July 2, 2012
Tongue 3

As some of you may know, we are in the process of creating a zombie animatronic for an upcoming zombie film.  This weekend we kicked off construction by sculpting a zombie tongue in Chavant NSP clay and pouring up a basic plaster box mold.  This week we should run the first casting of the tongue […]

Zombie Rod Puppet

September 23, 2013
Zombie Rod Puppet

We were recently tasked with constructing a zombie torso rod puppet for a film project, and  as with most of our projects we wanted to share the creation process with you.  (Especially with Halloween right around the corner)  This is more of an overview of the creation process than a tutorial, but please feel free […]

Zombie Rat

August 30, 2012
The Rat

We were recently given an interesting challenge:  Create a rat prop that has basic articulation, can be ripped apart at the midline, and would look realistic on a dimly lit set while being devoured by a hungry zombie.  Normally this would be an easy task:  Sculpt the rat, make some molds, cast the rat, build […]

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