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  • Writer's pictureLaurie Swigart


by Joe Anderson, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

1. Apply a circlet of spirit gum on skin.

2. Break off just a dab of nose putty/derma wax.

3. Warm putty in hands by rolling it into a ball.

4. Stick onto spirit gum.

5. Apply vaseline to fingers.

6. Smooth and thin edges of putty ball.

7. Tap creme base over putty, smoothing it out onto the skin.

8. Create "hole" with end of large brush. Leave edges of hole rather rough.

9. Paint inside of hole with black, indicating depth into head.

10. Tap mystie violet around edges, also red, to represent bruising.

11. Tip head back, fill hole with stage blood, tip head forward at angle to let blood flow down.

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