How to Make Fake Movie Blood, According to a Hollywood Special Effects Artist
Creative effects supervisor Erik Porn is a movie blood expert.
His credits include “Teen Wolf” and “The Wretched.When Porn starts making the blood for his films, his first step is purchasing methocel, a common slime ingredient seen covering Bill Murray’s character in “Ghostbusters.”All it takes to make movie-level fake blood are ingredients found in the baking aisle.
Porn uses corn syrup, red food coloring and cocoa powder to start.
Blue and green food dyes are added to “give that deep brown look to your blood,” he says.Porn also adds corn starch to the blood to thicken it and give it the appropriate consistency — and then it’s ready to be used.
With completely edible ingredients, it can even be used as “mouth blood.”Five pumps of hand soap can also be added to help the blood “stay on your hands a little bit better [so] it goes
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