Other than the obvious ways,
breaking into a local blood bank and making a withdrawal or storing it
up yourself from your victims (we jest), here's a tried and true way for making your own fake blood.
But making blood can be tricky, if you want it to look good.
Easy Blood Recipe
1 pint of clear corn syrup
100 drops red food coloring
drops blue food coloring
remove about a 1/4 cup of the corn syrup from its bottle and replace with an equal amount of water. Add
the red and blue food coloring and mix by gently shaking. Now add the corn starch
and mix again.
You can experiment with the
amount of materials to get the best blood-like consistency. This formula may temporarily
stain skin and may permanently stain clothes because of the food
coloring used. Because of the natural sugar content of the
corn syrup, this blood does not have a very long shelf live. You can extend the life
somewhat by storing the blood in the refrigerator until needed. It sure
There are also
many types of pre-made blood that can be purchased at this
time of year. Our favorite is by Bloody Mary. It's thick,
looks like real blood and believe it or not, doesn't stain.
It washes off easily and is not sticky. This can be found at