Being a male, I may be the only one among my gender stating this, but I'm sick of girls using Halloween as an excuse to dress scantily. Why can't more girls skip the playboy bunny costume and get this gnarly? Below, ten badass Halloween looks executed by girls only... 1. The ...more
Want to stick a load of blood and guts in your film? Don't have a lot of money? No problem! Just go to your local butcher shop.
Indy Mogul Backyard FX is here with an awesome, cheap, special effect build that will have your audience jumping out of their seats. If you're a filmmaker on a budget you've got to watch this video and learn how to make a hole in the chest effect that look exactly like there i ...more
Halloween is by far the most fun holiday we have all year. When else can you dress up in crazy costumes, run around the neighborhood and be given candy for it? The key to a great Halloween costume is to make it as scary as possible, and nothing is scarier than bloody flesh wou ...more
Some of these links are now defunct, but still and all, a great resource for this week's Horror Photo Challenge!
Blood, guts, gore- it's precisely what Halloween's good for (plus Halloween candy… especially deep-fried Halloween candy). If your running out of time to behead yourself, then try Instructables member gnatquill's "nice effective quicky if you've left it too late for Halloween" ...more
11/13 @ 10:00pm Cinefamily's 100 Most Outrageous Kills From the golden age of goremastery to the innovative new technologies of modern effects wizards, cinema is littered with the bodies of the awesomely dispatched -- and cold-blooded murder, in the hands of innovative filmm ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to create great gore, mutilation and blood with makeup. Using makeup can make you look like a completely different person, and this includes making something gross! Using pumpkins to blow up can look just like someone getting hurt and their body ...more
This video is a time lapse drawing and painting of former Vice President Al Gore. Attempt to make "Mr. Global Warming" look like Mr. "hottie" Global Warming. Stage 1 is a pencil drawing. In Stage 2, scan the drawing, adjust the mid tones digitally, and then reprint it. In stag ...more
For some people, a costume is just a necessary prerequisite to get into Halloween parties. If you're female and you're going the sexy route, it's not too hard to find something to wear, but transforming yourself into something terrifying takes a little more work. The details ...more
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
Creativity and well thought-out planning are qualities to be admired when choosing a costume for Halloween. Going out in hordes to purchase the same 'ol outfits from a local costume warehouse means you're probably wearing the same thing as thousands of other people. Creating ...more
How To : Satisfy Your Craving for Brains with These 10 Free Zombie Games for iPad, iPhone, & iPod Touch
Halloween is right around the corner, so it's only right that we get into the holiday mood with my favorite revenant creatures of the night—zombies (or zombis, if you prefer). So, if you're licking your lips over wearing that gruesome living dead Halloween costume of yours thi ...more
You walk over to your laptop, wiggle your mouse to wake up the screen, then fire up your browser to come visit Null Byte. Catching the article about Anonymous and how they presumably will not take down the Internet, you find yourself wondering... how would someone take down th ...more
Halloween is near, and if you don't have a costume yet, you better start looking because it's going to be a shit show. Instead of wading through heaps of sweaty costumers, making your own costume at home is so much better, especially when you can create something like this: Th ...more
Nothing like a a little blood and gore to get in the Halloween spirit. Nicole Magne of Craftzine demonstrates how to make a convincingly grisly headless Marie Antoinette costume. Brush up on your basic sewing and sculpting skills before you get started. You Will Need Sewing ...more
The art of creating convincing wound makeup is certainly a veritable skill for Halloween and SFX, but what about pranks? Courtney Mault and Max Sparber's Halloween makeup tutorial reveals an interesting concept: "Liquid latex rubber is great for wound makeup, large and small. ...more
There’s nothing like a great horror movie to really get the adrenaline pumping during the Halloween season. I don't know about you, but the sight of blood dripping into a pool of even more blood creeps me out, so you can imagine my reaction to harrowing creatures that go bump ...more
Do you need that special human touch to your special fx? Indy Mogul's Mike Johnson shows you how to make ballistics gels to create flesh and gore effects for your films.
Soft and sexy vampires are a dime a dozen these days. If you're tired of the soft, romanticized Twilight look, go for hardcore, traditional blood and gore. Max Sparber's nasty, blood-caked DIY vampire makeup is a relatively simple process and calls for few supplies. You Will ...more
When driving are you coming up a little short? In this video presented by Golf Tips Mag, learn how to hit a golf ball longer and straighter when driving to up your game! Get free advice in this video from one of the PGA Tour's best drivers, Jason Gore!
Looking back on Alan Wake, more than a year and a half after its release, it's still one of my favorite games. The graphics and ambience have held up well in comparison to any other story driven game, and it's still the best third-person horror game out there, in terms of game ...more
The war between horror movie monsters has been going on for the better part of the last century. We're talking vampires, werewolves, ghosts, zombies and mutant flying creatures, each of which has had their fair share of the limelight in film. But it comes and goes. Once movieg ...more
Not for the faint of heart (in terms of both the concept AND difficulty level), Jon Williams has posted full build details for a mini electric chair fully equipped with a gnarly Chucky doll, in celebration of Halloween. Try it if you dare. Previously, Halloween HowTo: Gore G ...more
A modern iPhone is capable of running sophisticated, exquisitely-rendered games that rival titles on current-generation consoles. However, there is some value in classic video game titles, whether you grew up playing games on the Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, and ...more
The cost of acrylic paint and corn syrup? Minimal. Freaking out your friends beyond all reason? Priceless. You Will Need * Liquid latex * 2-3 cotton swabs * 2-3 toothpicks * Purple, red, and brown acrylic paint * 2/3 c. white corn syrup * 1 tsp. red food coloring * 2-3 drops b ...more
What do you do when you need a "Hole in the Chest" effect? DUH! Build a "GORE BOX"....obviously!!!! I never thought I'd see the day when we'd need something called a "Gore Box" for an effect, but...what else would you expect for a "Hole in the Chest" effect?
Valentine's Day is upon us, and it's the perfect time to show those you love (or like) how you feel about them by making them a homemade sweet treat. Sure, you could just buy a red, heart-shaped box of candy or even a bag of seasonal M&M's. But trust me—if you put the time an ...more
Get ready to gore it up this Halloween with some gruesome make-up, shown in this how-to video! In no time you'll have some bloody scars that are sure to give everyone a fright! You will need tissue paper, corn syrup, spirit gum, a rubber scar, some make up (to match skin tone) ...more
This video deals with special effects used in movies or theater. The first tutorial deals with making a chopped off finger effect inexpensively. Start with some modeling wax and roll it into an upper finger shape. Next, you cut it to the desired length and paint the inside of ...more
Rick Gore explains the differences between direct reining and indirect reining to have better control over the horse and have him go where you desire. Direct reining, also referred as plow reining, is when pressure is applied directly to the horse by pulling the rein. Apply as ...more
Are you working on a zombie movie and need to step your gore up? Or do you just want to scare your friends with an ultra-realistic halloween costume? Check out this video that shows you how to apply a prosthetic.
Rick Gore tells us how to stop a horse from walking off when you mount. The reason why a horse walks off when you mount it, it's because you trained it that way, when you've mounted previously you would allow it to mount off. Also when you mount you cause the horse to lose it' ...more
Ford Austin here....with a special report! I just arrived at the 2010 Starfest Convention in Denver, Colorado and I have to say it is AWESOME! We are at the Marriott Convention Center where they are holding Dahmer Vs Gacy Night at the Convention. We are attending a live ban ...more
Halloween is a time that embraces blood, gore, and using blood and gore to scare innocent civilians. So if you're in the pranking mood this Halloween, check out this video to learn how to do a funny ketchup splattering prank that'll leave fake blood all over your victim's clot ...more
For those of you who need a little brushing up on Greek history, Ares is the god of war. He represents bloodlust, brutality, violence, and civil order. As such, he's usually depicted as a strong, mature warrior with a shield and golden armor. This Wearable Wednesday makeup lo ...more
Listen closely or risk ending up like Jack Nicholson in The Shining, minus the whole crazy axe part. Learn how to dress properly for a snowstorm. You will need: underwear thermal underwear at least three shirts made of cotton, cotton blend or flannel a sweater made of cashmer ...more
Thanks to Sookie Stackhouse, whose fairy lineage was revealed recently in season 3 of "True Blood," fairies are hotter than ever, and after so much blood, gore, and overall gruesomeness with our culture's fascination with vamps and werewolves, it's nice to finally bring pretty ...more
Riding a horse is one of the most fun outdoor activities you can do. They're fast, fun, friendly animals and provide tons of exercise. If you are used to only riding your horse around a farm or riding path, you may not be prepared for rougher terrain. For example, riding a hor ...more
This Outdoor Recreation video tutorial shows how to use your legs while riding. Rick Gore from thinklikeahorse presents this video tutorial. The way you use your legs will depend on whether you are wearing spurs or not. When you are not wearing spurs, use the bottom and top of ...more
Well you start by gathering a lot of the guys in a room for a while and you choose your target(s). After you're sure you know who you want to scare just casually mention how one of the other guys got "attacked" earlier and isn't feeling well. Then leave for a while with your t ...more
Mike was lucky enough to have Leigh Whannell and James Wan drop by the Film Lab to discuss their new movie INSIDIOUS, which we loved back during Midnight Madness and opens Friday April 1st in theatres everywhere.
OLE! Yes it's time for another tutorial on the awesome PS3 game, God of War 3. In this video, you'll be finding out how to beat the El Matador-Ole challenge using some helpful tips and tricks. What you basically need to do in order to complete the challenge is don't get gored ...more