Neophyte's Guide to Practical Effects — Latex

How Do You Use These Prosthetic Things, Anyway?

Latex Makeup Tutorial

How Do You Use These Prosthetic Things, Anyway?

 Hi all, and welcome to our first actual topic! This month, we’ll be talking about slush cast latex appliances and how to apply them. It’s pretty simple stuff and a good starting point. Latex appliances are great because they’re tough enough to withstand several applications, and inexpensive enough that anyone can buy them. Application can take some practice, however, since latex edges are usually rather thick and need a lot of blending to make it work.     Without further ado, here’s what we’ll need to get started: Astringent, such as witch hazel Cotton ball Prosthetic latex appliance – here...

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