How to Make a Silicone Gel‑Filled Zombie Prosthetic

Overview

Dragon Skin® FX-Pro is a soft, stable, high performance platinum silicone rubber specifically designed for creating silicone makeup appliances and skin effects. Dragon Skin® FX-Pro is compatible with Skin-Tite® silicone adhesive as well as medical grade pressure sensitive adhesives for adhering silicone appliances temporarily to the skin.

Soft and stretchy FX-Pro has a Shore hardness of 2A. FX-Pro can be combined with SLACKER® deadening agent to create a very soft silicone gel for filling encapsulated silicone pieces. An infinite number of color effects can be achieved by adding Silc-Pig® silicone pigments. Cured rubber can also be painted with the Psycho Paint® system.

The following gallery is an overview of creating a silicone gel filled appliance using Dragon Skin® FX-Pro® and also illustrates painting the piece using Psycho Paint® and adhering it to the actor using Skin Tite®.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

Step 1: Seal and Release Mold