This tutorial will show you how to make a realistic disemboweling from materials that can be found in your local costume shop, Halloween Store or online. This Makeup FX adds a great touch to your Zombie or accident victim costume. Scare your friends and family!

Word of caution, a small but significant number of people can have severe allergic reactions to Latex. If you are unsure, please apply a small amount of latex to the inside of the your elbow and keep it there for at least one hour. If there is no rash, itching, swelling or difficulty breathing remove the latex and continue. If there is any reaction at all, remove the latex and seek medical help! When applying latex, make sure that the area is FREE OF HAIR or that you have a high tolerance for pain! If your volunteer is allergic to latex, you can use a silicon like 3rd Degree or Skin Tite to make the skin.

Clean Non-Porous Surface (I use an old mirror about 3 feet long)
Liquid Latex (Clear or Fair, I use both)
Paper Towels

Neutral Set Powder
Foam Makeup Wedge or Foam Paint Brush
Burns And Blister Wheel or Severe Exposure Wheel (or various shades of red, brown, pink and black creme makeups)

Materials Needed For Stomach Wound:

Two Ply Kleenex or toilet paper (no printed or quilted pattern)

Liquid Latex

Latex Intestines

Prosthetic Adhesive

Thick Blood

Stage Blood

Zombie Black Blood

Creme Death Flesh Foundations

Creme Natural Foundations

Burn and Injury Wheel

Neutral Set Powder

Sponges, brushes and powder puff

Old T-Shirt or Dress

Step 1: Make the Intestines

To make the intestines, you need a clean, non-porous surface such as a mirror or table top covered in saran wrap (taped down securely).

Take your bottle of latex and a white makeup sponge, pour several small amounts of latex onto your non-porous surface. Take your latex sponge and begin to spread the latex evenly in an up and down motion until the surface is covered. Allow this layer to dry completely. Once this layer is dry, add another layer of liquid latex going from side to side. Allow this layer to dry completely also. Apply 4 more layers, one at a time, in alternating directions. Allow each layer to dry before adding the next.

To speed dry the layers, you can use a blow dryer on cool.

This is the most convincing and awesome intestine Instructables I've seen out there! Great work!
<p>Thank you! It took me awhile to figure out how to make it look as real as possible!</p>
<p>would you recommend using spirit gum to put the intestines in? I can get to prosthetic adhesive in time...but unsure if spirit gum is strong enough! Thanks </p>
<p>I would recommend using prosthetic adhesive over spirit gum. Spirit gum tends to break down with sweat and liquids and is only meant to attach fake hair to your body. </p>
<p>You can use plain old Elmer's glue instead of latex esp. If it's so painful like that.</p>
<p>True, but Elmer's doesn't hold up to sweat and liquids as well!</p>
<p>Man Nice job you did ! very creative</p>
<p>MMMmmmmm.... intestines..... </p><p>This is really gross and cool. Nice 'ible. </p>
Great inspiration!<br>
<p>Thanks! Hope you have fun recreating it!</p>

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