For this Halloween the kids followed normal operating procedure. They waited until the last minute to work on their Halloween costumes. This led to some creative improvisation for my son. He wanted to be a zombie. The night of I became the impromptu make-up artist and overall designer. I started with the makeup and after doing a decent job I felt inspired to keep pushing for more to make his costume stand out. I have watched far too many zombie movies and I have been extremely impressed with The Walking Dead’s zombie creations.
What would I do? Every zombie has at least part of their innards as externals. I needed something. How do I get guts? I went to the garage and started searching for that one piece that I needed. On the wall I found an old bike inner tube that I had blown wide open trying to fill it up on my bike. I tied it around his waist and then tied it in a couple of loops. Some scissors helped shred the “intestines” and some red paint helped sell it. Some shredded clothes and he was set.
We headed to a Chipotle to pick up some dinner and ran into the Halloween crowd. From the looks of many of the people standing in front of us, it was a success. I do have to say that I was well pleased.