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Fake Blood


#1

After discovering the ingrediants for fake blood (corn syrup, milk, and food dye) i went to my local supermarket. Unfortunantly i couldn’t find any corn syrup. I did, however, find something called ‘glucose syrup’ - would this work as a substitute? Or can anyone else give me a recipe for fake blood?


#2

http://www.shades-of-night.com/painneck/blood.html


#3

Here’s a good tip: for every glass full of blood, smash up one tablespoonful of rice crispies and mix it in. It gives it that brilliant ‘bits of flesh’ look and is rather sickening. Use more crispies for injuries like gashes, stab wounds, gunshot wounds, severed limbs etc. to make it look like the flesh has been ripped up. Bigger bits can be added for pieces of splintered bone etc.


#4

I used bruce campbell’s recipe from his book for fake blood i used in my movie. It looked great. It was karo syrup, non-dairy creamer, a ton of red food coloring, and a little blue food coloring. I also put in a tad of corn syrup afterward. It looks great. I can get you the exact recipe if you want.


#5

Sometimes melted chocolate or strawberry jam is used as blood in films because blood sometimes won’t look like blood on screen.


#6

The blood that was used for sleepy Holow had to be orange becuase the camera had a blue filter on it.


#7

[quote]I used bruce campbell’s recipe from his book for fake blood i used in my movie.  It looked great.  It was karo syrup, non-dairy creamer, a ton of red food coloring, and a little blue food coloring.  I also put in a tad of corn syrup afterward.  It looks great.  I can get you the exact recipe if you want.[/quote]

i would like the recipe please


#8

[quote]Sometimes melted chocolate or strawberry jam is used as blood in films because blood sometimes won’t look like blood on screen.[/quote]
I thought it was a mixture of both?


#9

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i would like the recipe please[/quote]

sorry for the delay…here it is, straight from bruce campbell’s book. It makes a huge amount, so I cut it down BIG time, so mine may not have been completely accurate, but still looks great! It was thick and dark when together and brighter when a smaller amount on the knife. I also added a tad of corn syrup afterward to thicken it up…i had a problem with the non-dairy creamer…not exactly sure how you are supposed to make it into a paste, so there were some chunks in the blood that I couldn’t mix up…so anyway, it’s a good recipe and will make your blood look great…here it is…



“INGREDIENTS (coats two thespians)

6 pints clear Karo Syrup

3 pints red food coloring

1 pint non-dairy creamer

1 drop blue food coloring



EQUIPMENT

Large ceramic bowl

Medium sized bowl

Spoon

Cleaning products

___________________



The Karo Syrup is your foundation, the base of your blood. Pour syrup

into large ceramic bowl.

In the medium bowl, stir the non-dairy creamer until it turns into a

nice paste. This provides opacity.

Gradually fold the non-dairy paste into the syrup.

Stir in red food coloring. Add drop of blue food coloring for density.

Test on white surface.

Coat aspiring actor from the top down.

To remove, place actor into hot shower, fully clothed, and let sit for

30 minutes or until clean.”


#10

we’re using the Evil Dead recipe and finding it’s too thick for tubing, but we’re working on it. my friend Joe had this idea for like shooting a guy in the head, put fake blood inside a can of cranberry “sauce” and throw it against something so it’ll explode with chunks and blood.

also does anyone know how to make home-made or find cheap exploding blood packets?



-meghan


#11

if you get a good camera angle you can do it like they did in the ending of taxi driver; attach a patch to the guy’s forehead, strapped on with thin wire, then when he gets shot you pull it off

paint the patch “flesh-colored” and just rub blood on his forehead before you put it on



its really simple and it works too


#12

[quote=“BitchSlapBessy”]
we’re using the Evil Dead recipe and finding it’s too thick for tubing, but we’re working on it. my friend Joe had this idea for like shooting a guy in the head, put fake blood inside a can of cranberry “sauce” and throw it against something so it’ll explode with chunks and blood.

also does anyone know how to make home-made or find cheap exploding blood packets?



-meghan
[/quote]


What was the Evil Dead blood recipe? I like thick blood

#13

Oh, for skin I use tomato skin but a thick chunk of it


#14

I heard they used hersheys chocolate in Raging bull. It comes out better in black & white films than red blood.


#15

they used chocolate syrup in Psycho





now that’s ghetto


#16

[quote=“IL_Buono”]
they used chocolate syrup in Psycho





now that’s ghetto
[/quote]


What the fuck you know bout ghetto?

#17

What other stuff can fake blood be made of? I wish to make some so I can pull some crazy practical jokes on people! I have to entertain myself during the summer holidays! It needs to be realistic, but cheap!