Category: Horned King

A New Nightmare: Application Day

Cloak. Check! Prosthetics. Check! Gloves. Check! Horns. Check! Everything was ready for shooting day. We finalized our storyboard, all of our prosthetics had the first layer of makeup on them, and we attached the horns to the hood of the… Continue Reading A New Nightmare: Application Day

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Bringing the Horns to Life

The next step after designing the Horned King’s Horns were to bring them into reality. I decided that the right tool for the job was the Longhorn Inventionworks Craftbot XL 3D printer. Using a 3d printer allowed me to  easily… Continue Reading Bringing the Horns to Life

You Can’t be a Horned King Without Horns

It’s probably safe to say that the most distinctive feature of the Horned King are the massive horns sprouting out of the top of his head. Without them he’s really just another ghoul. We knew that in order for our… Continue Reading You Can’t be a Horned King Without Horns

Fail Fast. Recover Faster.

Practical and visual effects become seamless on film through hard work and skill, amazing design, and one’s ability to recover quickly from a total disaster. Unfortunately for us, bringing the Horned King to life is definitely living up to the… Continue Reading Fail Fast. Recover Faster.

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SKULLpting and Painting

Capturing fear can be difficult because you must consider all aspects of the fear– both physical and emotional. My job as one of the artistic leads is to analyze, create, and implement the many elements of fear in order to… Continue Reading SKULLpting and Painting

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Stepping Into Fear (And Our New Silicone Nightmares)

Take a moment to fall back into your childhood days where the dark shadows under your bed and in the deep corner by your closet held a sinister nightmare of malicious intent upon your sweet dreams.  Now, imagine that old… Continue Reading Stepping Into Fear (And Our New Silicone Nightmares)

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