Doctor Strange Kaecilius Makeup Tutorial

After his horrible car accident and permanent damage to his hands, Dr. Stephen Strange makes his way across the world to Kamar-Taj to learn how to heal himself from the Ancient One. While he arrives expecting to be greeted by an elderly monk who will teach him the ways of healing through meditation and osteopathic medicine, he is instead thrust into a world of ancient dangers and sorcery and interdimensional travel. The Ancient One opens Strange’s eyes to the evil approaching the world in the form of Dormammu, and he’s quickly off on a journey to learn as much as he can as quickly as possible.

Although Dormammu is the penultimate evil the sorcerers of Kamar-Taj face, their most important battle is with Kaecilius, the fallen angel of the Ancient One’s order. Kaecilius plans to transfer the power of Dormammu’s realm – the Dark Dimension – into our world, to allow us to all live forever. This would essentially destroy the world as we know it, and it’s up to Strange to stop Kaecilius and his disciples. However, he’s been touched by the Dark Dimension and is much stronger than Strange anticipated. His interaction with the Dark Dimension has caused his skin to crack and dark energy to seep in, giving him his signature look, the look we recreated here!

See more amazing makeup tutorials from Caitlyn Kreklewich over on her channel.

Kaecilius Step 01

Block out both of your eyebrows with a skin safe adhesive.

Tap with a finger to help the glue set.

Kaecilius Step 02

Paint black makeup around the entire eye, using the eye socket as a guide.

Dab grey/silver makeup around the black eye area and smudge it out with a fingertip.

Dab foundation randomly around the grey spots and blend with a fingertip.

Kaecilius Step 03

Using a very fine brush and brown makeup, lay down cracks that radiate from the dark eye socket.

With black makeup add a jagged edge to the ring around the black eye using the cracks as a guide.

Randomly fill in a few of the shapes between the cracks to make it look like some patches of skin are missing.

Go over the cracks with more black makeup, making the lines thicker closer to the eye and tapering the ends of the lines.

Kaecilius Step 04

Add dark pink blotches over the black on the upper and lower lid.

Add another layer of blotches with a lighter pink to add dimension.

Finish the look by adding Kaecilius’ forehead imprint, the mark of the Vishanti, with bright red makeup.

Kaecilius Blink

Once you have the look ready to go, make sure you take your full look to the next level with one of Wholesale Halloween Costumes’ Marvel costumes. There’s dimensions out there that need to be manipulated and energy waiting to be harnessed! So don’t wait, throw on your sling ring and grab your artifacts, and take on the world! Share your recreations with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #WHCdoesSFX.

 

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