how to create a home-made Hollywood-style gunshot effect! Great for
amateur filmmakers or for Halloween! Alicia helps me
demonstrate it along with a full video instructable...
Step 1What you will need for this effect...
up a small garden sprayer at your local home improvement store. You
will also need about a 3-5 foot length of clear tubing, a small clamp,
a cork that will fit in the end of the tubing and a small piece of
Step 2Fake blood for the effect.
a teaspoon or two of Arrowroot which you can find in health food
stores. Heat a small pot of water and add the Arrowroot. Stir
continuously until the mixture becomes thicker. Add a small amount of
red children's non-toxic paint and stir in. The mixture should now be
bright red. Add a tiny amount of red food coloring until you get the
color right. Store in a bottle and thin it out by adding water to make
the blood the required consistency for when you need it. For bullet
hits you need to thin the blood quite a bit to allow it to spray out.
Step 3Attach the tubing...
Attach the tubing to the garden sprayer using the hose clamp.