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16 October 2021, 07:00 PM

It's The Spookiest Time Of The Year

A class by Mandy Gibson
Artist and Instructor, freakshowfx13

Instructor expertise

Mandy is an award winning artist both national and international. Featured instructor at Kapital Kidvention, F.P.B.A., ACE and FABAIC Conventions. She has been featured on television and is internationally published in different publications.

Welcome Foolish Mortals! Do you want to be part of the wonderful world of All things spooky? Well, you are in for a treat! This class by world-renown artist Mandy Gibson will teach the tips and tricks of becoming a make-up artist, for ghoulish, scary, morbidly funny, and haunting make-up applications. Covering building your kit, FX looks and much more. Marketing yourself all year and to our special October clients.

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Elisa Griffith Pro Palette
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Barebone Kit
  • Liquid Latex
  • Pros-Aide
  • 99% Rubbing Alcohol
  • Qtips, Brushes and Sponges
  • Paint Palette
  • Cotton Balls
  • Ground Coffee
  • Dry Cereal
  • Tissue Paper
  • Fake blood
Complete Special FX Kit
  • Liquid Latex / FAV- Ben Nye
  • FX Gelatin / FAV- The kind you make at home lol
  • Silicone / FAV- Mouldlife Sculpt Gel Kit
  • Spirit Gum / Ben Nye
  • Pros-Aide / FAV- Pros-Aide "The Original"
  • Water-base Paint Pallette / FAV- Kryolan Aquacolor palette
  • Grease or Cream-Base Paints / Bruise Wheel By Kryolan
  • Alcohol-Base Paint / FAV- Skin Illustrator On Set Palette FX
  • Translucent Powder / FAV- RCMA Makeup No Color
  • Setting Spray / FAV- Ben Nye Final Seal
  • I swear by Ben Nye's Bond Off, it removes everything! and it smells like fruity pebbles
  • BLOOD / FAV- Fleet Street Drying Dark Blood (There are many kinds and types of blood: liquid thin, liquid thick, thick gel, dust/magic, paste, scab, eye and mouth blood etc.)
  • Rigid Collagen / FAV- Micheal Davy Collodacolor
  • Skin Tone Palette / FAV- I always find one @ Five Below
  • Cotton Balls
  • Q-tips
  • Tongue Depressors
  • 99% Rubbing Alcohol
  • Microwavable containers
  • Brushes - all kinds of cheap ones
  • Metal spatula and Metal mixing plate
  • Sponges - all kinds of textures you can get - foam, stipple, and makeup wedge sponges
  • Vaseline
  • Toilet/Tissue paper
  • Dry Food/coffee, cereal, etc.
  • Lubricant gel… yes I know but it works great for wet and burned looks
  • SCAR WAX UGG I truly think it's the devil LOL
  • Teeth Enamel / FAV- Fleet Street Palette
    Plastic Syringes
  • FX Dirt and Charcoal / FAV- FXWarehouse brand
  • Bald Caps / FAV- Micheal Davy
  • Blowdryer
  • Red Yarn
  • Airbrush System - I know it’s pricey but well worth having it in the SFX industry

Categories covered


  • Final photos
  • Handout