Whether you’re going for scary, weird, realistic, or funny, the key to a great zombie costume is makeup. Sure, other pieces of the costume such as clothing and props are also important. But the makeup does more to determine the quality of your costume than anything else.
It also tells a story about your zombie. Is she recently deceased, or has she been moldering in the grave for ages? Did he get infected by a single bite wound, or get mauled by a horde of walkers? The makeup you use, and how you apply it, provides the clues.
The idea of applying zombie makeup might seem intimidating at first, especially if you peek at some of the elaborate tutorials you can find online. Unless you’re experienced with makeup and/or zombie effects, it’s better to start with the bare minimum and then decide whether you want to try some of the more advanced techniques. If that sounds good to you, then read on.Read More