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Nastily Protruding Compound Fracture
The basic ingredient for this is a cheap white candle, the rest is latex and tissue paper.
With this, as you will likely be applying to an arm or leg, it is imperative that you shave the area well first, as removing latex without doing so can be rather painful.
Having done that, apply two to three coats of latex, with a single ply of tissue in between the layers, taking care to leave the edges of the tissue frayed so there is a less obvious join.
While the latex is drying, prepare the candle. This is a bit of a hit-and-miss exercise, and partly dependent on the candle you have. It is advisable to keep it in the fridge for a while beforehand so it snaps better. Then snap it and pull out the wick.
If the break does not look quite right, you can dig the point of a penknife into the side and splinter off extra bits. Using a sharp knife, shave down the non-protruding end so it will lie flat against the arm, coming out at a sensible angle. Do this slowly or you may shatter the candle by just chopping it.
Allow the latex to dry until it is no longer sticky to the touch, and then peel a small hole where you want the bone to protrude. You do not want the wound to be to open, so peel the 'skin' back until the hole is just big enough to fit the candle in, and use your finger to peel the latex underneath where you will slide the 'bone' up. Then paint latex or spirit gum under the skin and insert the bone.
Press down the skin around the bone so it appears to be stretching through, then get out the makeup.
To make the wound look deep, rub black and red greasepaint under the bone, in the 'gash'. Gently stipple some red or fleshy coloured greasepaint over the latex area, then stipple greasepaint bruising around the area in an irregular pattern concealing the join - black/brown first, then blue/purple, green/yellow. Add a very light border of green/yellow around the edge of the entire bruise.
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