The Cinematic History of Fake Blood

10/31/2015 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

There are a lot of ways to make the screen bleed - in this course we dissect the history of fake blood from its origins in the Theater to modern recipes for making characters bleed on screen.


Grand Guignol (mock)
Vegetable Glycerine
Color with Red, a little Yellow and a drop of Blue Food Coloring

Kensington Gore
2 Parts Golden Syrup (Light Treacle)
1 Part water
Red/Yellow/Blue Food Coloring
A bit of Corn Starch (Corn Flour in the UK)
Peppermint Extract to taste.

Modified Dick Smith Recipe
2 Quarts Corn Syrup
5 oz Water
Red/Yellow/Blue Food Coloring
Non-Dairy Coffee Creamer to Thicken
Liquid Lecithin
Peppermint Extract to Taste

This course is sponsored by RĂ˜DE Microphones

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