I chose to do a zombie look on him, complete with blood and wounds. It looked pretty cool when I finished. Mark was impressed.
I bought a full kit with grease makeup, cream makeup, blood, scar putty, etc. from Walmart (this is a similar kit) Then I also picked up a little bottle of liquid latex from the Halloween store for a few dollars.
I started with the liquid latex and let me tell you, it does not smell pretty! Mark could hardly stand the smell as I was applying it. He had a sour face the whole time - it was pretty funny! I was using the liquid latex to create wounds in a few areas. In the end, it didn't make much of a difference in the way the whole look turned out. If I use it again in the future, I'll have to play with it a little more.
Then I applied the grease makeup all over his face. I used brown, white, gray, yellow, green, and black to make his skin look trashed and worn out. I even drew in some exposed teeth (not sure that it looks entirely believable though).
After all the color was applied and blended, I added some blood and that completed this zombie look.
How do you think it turned out?