From everything I’ve heard about The Last of Us, it’s a fantastic game. I could never play it though because it sounds scary. A mutated strain of the Cordyceps fungus has turned humans into zombie-like creatures, and they look terrifying. Known as Clickers, their heads have bloomed into weird mushroom shaped monstrosities. Cosplayer Amie Lynn made a gross but cool Clicker mask and shared progress photos on Facebook.
She used the following materials:
expanding foam (1 can per mask)
spray paint (ivory, burnt yellow, red)
acrylic paint (I used black and hunters green)
She began by spraying expanding foam onto a foam wig head that she covered with saran wrap. She kept layering the expanding foam in layers that looked like fungus:
The plates are made by spraying expanding foam in globs. When the outer layer of the globs become somewhat stiff and not tacky, I pressed down on them to flatten and shape them! Then I would peel them off of the tarp and press them onto the base piece into a design that I liked best! `
I’m both grossed out and intrigued.
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