Test Make-Up

This is the test make-up done on Boris Karloff as the Monster in the original 1931 Frankenstein. There is only one B&W still of this make-up and it was used as the basis for a color painting by James Bama for a 1967 Bantam paperback edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which I bought at that time. I always wanted to capture this make-up in a bust, as well as the colors used in the Bama painting. Released in 2018.