Since we’ve been speaking of zombies, dear readers, was I the only that didn’t know about AMC’s The Walking Dead? Not only is this series chock-full of gore and elaborately ravaged zombies, it’s also received outstanding reviews from the main-stream press as a well-written drama series. Based on the graphic novel of the same name and screened at last year’s ComicCon, Season 1 is now available for streaming on Netflix Instant, just in time for the premiere of Season 2 this Sunday.
If the sight of these shuffling corpses gets your creative juices going, continue reading for a DIY zombie makeup tutorial from The Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero and Andy Schoneberg.
I can’t wait to give the liquid gelatin a try to create some gooey zombie skin. I used similar tissue paper and oatmeal techniques to create this corpsified look for the 2010 San Diego Zombie Walk. If you were there, you couldn’t miss me – I was the one getting my brain eaten by a zombie baby.