Last night on Face Off, contestants were tasked with making creatures that could do the sand dance don’t you know (oh whey oh) and have a graveyard smash. Well, there actually wasn’t much dancing like an Egyptian or monster mashing, but there were some pretty foreboding mummies – this week’s challenge was to create an Evil Dead-inspired, mummified Egyptian god.
Though judge Glenn Hetrick offered some sincere praise for all of the makeups, ultimately David Greathouse (better known by the nickname “House”) was eliminated for his take on the Egyptian god Thoth. The judges criticized the makeup for its gold color, for the execution of transferring Thoth’s tablet inscriptions to his chest and for a mask that looked more Venetian than Egyptian.
EW talked with House about what went wrong with his makeup, his favorite work on the show, and what happens on those long van rides during the Face Off field trips. READ FULL STORY »