Gelatin e is fantastic for making quick effects like burns, open wounds, scars, etc. It's one of the most flexible materials, and easily accessibly to amateurs like us. Also, it is cheap to buy and very easy to use, making it perfect for Halloween! In its simplest form, gelatin is simply a food additive, such as Knox Gelatin, which you can find in the Jell-O aisle at your grocery store.
Using Gelatin for Moulds and Prosthetics: 9 Steps (with Pictures)
This is a basic tutorial on how to create semi-realistic wounds for film use or halloween using only things you can find at wal-mart or a similar store. This wound can be applied to any part of the body, but like any appliance may start to peel with excessive movement. It can be reapplied with duo eyelash adhesive or spirit gum. And c My duo eyelash adhesive had been destroyed in the same precision strike that got my flesh tone base. Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.
After my 'ible regarding using alginate as a mould making material, there were lots of questions about materials and obtaining them. Here's another method that uses only items that are readily available. Gelatin is a much disregarded product when it comes to the home user. It is safe to use and has some fantastic properties, it can be cast, or used to make moulds, it is re-usable you just melt it back down and best of all it's cheap and easy to get hold of. It's safe you can obviously eat it , but it's not just for cooking!