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We're going to show you how to turn useless rubbish...
What are you going to do with this lot?!
..into amazing useful stuff.
All here on...
Coming up, we meet a make-up artist
who creates horror make-up from leftover stuff...
We visit two friends who want to put fear in their films
without spending a fortune...
And we show you how to make brilliant bookends...
But first, gross out from what you throw out...
This is a gross gift.
We're trying out new gifts. Would you like to take a look inside?
See if it's something you'd like as a present?
Grossing out group style! I like it.
And then those nice ladies...
If it jumps out, I'll go mad.
-He's not sure what to make of it.
Are you sure you wouldn't like it?!
-That went pretty well!
I'll show you how to make it.
Yep, I'm going to show you how to prank your mates
out of stuff you have lying around.
This is a gross gift and I'm going to show you exactly how to make one.
What we need first is a box.
Now sometimes at birthdays, Christmas, certain times of year,
you get lots of boxes. This is a really cool idea for those boxes
you might have lying around.
Take one of the boxes and what you want to do
is cut a hole in the bottom that's big enough for your finger.
Now, you can use scissors or you can use a pencil to poke a hole through,
but make sure the hole is big enough for your finger.
And once you've done that, you should have a box
that looks a little bit like that.
Next, you need to fill your box with cotton wool.
Don't be too careful about this, make sure there's lot of cotton wool
in there so that your freaky finger is going to look nice and presented inside.
The next thing you need to do is get some red paint or food colouring
and paint the cotton wool around where your finger is going to be.
You want to make it look nice and gory,
so make sure there's lots of red colouring in that area.
You need to let that dry.
Once it's dry, you should have a box that looks a bit like that.
All that's left to do is to decorate your box,
so maybe find an old ribbon or an old gift tag
and stick it in the middle.
Decorate it, because you want people to open this gift.
And then you're ready to give...
..your gross gift.
Movie make-up can be an expensive business and some films
spend as much as a million pounds on make-up.
I've come to meet two young film-makers
who don't have that sort of cash to flash.
Meet Ben and Tobin.
They love making short films in their spare time,
but they've run out of ideas and need some inspiration.
They have no money for expensive make-up so they want to know
if there's anything they can do with stuff
that's lying around the house.
What kind of things have you made?
We like making comedy films and something we've really enjoyed
is making horror films. We really want to put our ideas
out on the internet and just make the people watching
enjoy our fantastic film-making.
That is seriously impressive!
Do you use different types of make-up in your films?
We normally just use old face-paint, old Halloween masks,
but it's not really good enough, you know.
You want it to look really, really good?
We've run out of money and we really need some help
getting our ideas back out there.
I know someone who is an absolutely amazing artist
and she does really impressive things with make-up.
So it might be up your street. Take a look.
I'm Angela Kiely and today I'm going to be creating a zombie look
out of some recycled materials.
Before I begin, I like to get everything out,
make sure I'm prepared.
This is my friend Johnny and he's my model for the day.
I've taken a cardboard tube
and I've ripped it up into little pieces to make flaking skin texture.
The next thing I'm going to do is make some veins.
And I've found a really good way of doing that is with some string.
To give a really nice, thick, gnarly texture, I've got some breadcrumbs.
I've used a lot of breadcrumbs, as you can see.
They just drop off the face as you're going.
Probably use half a loaf.
How does it feel, Johnny?
The breadcrumbs are certainly making my face feel quite ticklish.
I'm using greens, generally, for this look,
but you can use whatever colour you want.
I'm going to attach my ping-pong ball.
I cut the back off it and I've just shaped it slightly,
so you can see the edge is curved and this shape should just help it
fit a little bit better around the eyeball.
You can just draw a few red veins all over the surface of the eye.
It's a very strange sensation,
because it's something that's kind of between my eye and Angela.
We're now on to the final piece of my zombie look
and I'm going to add some teeth.
For this I'm going to use pistachio shells on a piece of wax
from a cheese.
A good idea is to make sure you dry the teeth off thoroughly
and this will make sure that the wax attaches itself
to the teeth properly and it doesn't fall out.
As a final detail, I've just ripped Johnny's shirt
and added a bit of colour.
So that's it, that's my finished zombie look.
From just an old cardboard tube, string, some breadcrumbs,
half a ping-pong ball and some green paint,
Angela Kiely created this zombie make-up look,
which has given me a great idea for budding film-makers
Ben and Tobin, who want amazing movie make-up
that doesn't cost them mega bucks.
Right guys, I think it's time to work up something pretty scary.
We are going to transform Tobin into a real-life zombie.
Are you up for it?
So we're going to start with doing a base coat on your face.
For that we need some face paints. You grab a sponge,
I'll grab a sponge, let's get painting.
Remember to watch your eyes when applying things to your face.
What's your next plan for a movie, Ben?
We've got some ideas and we might go out and prank some people.
-Something we like doing.
Time to use the same skin technique as Angela.
Old kitchen rolls, the tubing that you've got left over,
we can use this to make flaky skin.
You're literally just ripping the cardboard off
and just creating a few curls and tears in it.
Paint the cardboard the same colour as the face and leave it to dry.
Zombies have kind of weird bulging veins.
And here's how you can create that veiny look that Angela showed us.
Just unravel the string.
It's funny how the stuff that you just throw away
and put in the recycling, you can actually use
-and make things like this.
-Normally you'd probably chuck it.
But now you can look around the house and be thinking,
-"Ooh, could I use that?"
"Would that be good for my next blockbuster movie?"
What helps make it look more realistic is just use some scissors
to snip some of the thinner bits of string now to different lengths.
To stick everything on, we can use some honey,
because obviously honey's really sticky.
And then to create some really gnarly, horrible skin,
we've got some old breadcrumbs.
Dip your sponge in your honey, dip it into your old stale breadcrumbs
and then let's just start sticking them on.
I'm not going to have birds feeding off me, am I?
-The messy part.
-That's it. It is a bit messy but great fun.
'Just go over the breadcrumbs with the purple paint
'to make them look more realistic.'
And now we want to stick our veins on
so for that you're going to paint some honey on Tobin's face,
grab your veiny string and stick it in position.
With your cardboard flaps of skin,
just use your honey again to stick it on.
-It really looks like flaps of skin, doesn't it?
'To paint the veins, a mixture of honey and food colouring
'makes a great blood substitute.'
Oh yeah, this looks good.
We don't need money any more.
Something that's going to really bring it to life
is a crazy, horrible eye.
'Just like the one Angela made.'
So for that, I've got an old ping-pong ball
and I've cut it in half and I've just shaped it like Angela did,
just to make it a bit more scooped on each side,
and all we're going to do is draw a scary pupil on it.
So with a black felt tip, you're just going to draw
a circle in the middle for your pupil,
and then you can just use loads of different pencil crayons
to really bring the eye to life,
so I'm going for a blue eye but you can go for any colour you want to.
What do you think?
'Angela's scary zombie teeth are easy to recreate
'using the wax from an old cheese and some pistachio nut shells,
'and if you haven't got pistachio nut shells,
'you can use stiff card or even bits of crackers or crisps.'
Now it's time to start piecing it all together.
That is properly gruesome. Right, let's get movie making.
'And watch out, it's going to get scary.'
FOOTSTEPS AND CREAKING
KNOCKING ON DOOR
'Here's how you can create your own zombie look.
'Stage One, get your face paints ready and apply them to your face.
'Stage Two, tear off pieces of cardboard roll
'to make a scaly skin effect
'and paint them the same colour as your face.
'Stage Three, using honey as a glue, apply breadcrumbs
'to give a warty effect, and if you haven't got honey,
'jam or lemon curd would do.
'Stage Four, use string to make veins
'and pull it apart to make them look more authentic.
'Stage Five, to make your spooky eye,
'cut a ping-pong ball in half and shape it,
'then draw on the pupil and veins.
'Stage Six, to make your teeth, use wax from a round cheese
'and pistachio shells.
'If you haven't got pistachios, try stiff cardboard
'or pieces of crackers or crisps.'
'Still to come, we rake up some recyclable art at the beach.'
'And it's an exclusive! We make a great newspaper gift bag.'
'But first...Totally Famous.
'Introducing Damien Hirst,
'Totally Famous for shaking up the art word in the 1990s,
'and going on to become the richest living artist on the planet.
'Not bad for someone who got an E in his Art A Level!
'Ideas of life and death are important in Damien's work,
'and some of his most famous art
'features animals that had already met their maker.
'Long gone to sleep sheep.
'Not alive now cows.
'And sharks that have carked.
'And it was this particular shark, called
'The Physical Impossibility of Death In The Mind of Someone Living,
'that really made a name for Damien.
'He sold it for around £50,000,
'but years later it was sold for an amazing six million quid.
'That's a very expensive bit of fish!
'Hirst sometimes doesn't even create his art himself -
'he gets other people to do it.
'He claims to have painted only five
'out of more than 1,400 of his spot paintings,
'saying it's the idea, not the doing, that's important.
'But the award for putting the bling into recycling has to go
'to the human skull he covered in 8,601 diamonds
'called For The Love of God,
'the most expensive work of art ever made in terms of materials used.
'It sold for a very shiny 50 million quid, though,
'so don't go feeling sorry for Damien.
'So let's hear it for the Totally Famous
'and rather successful Damien Hirst.'
Boogly, boogly, boogly!
Today we are going to make a gift bag for this gift.
Using a big sheet of old newspaper, some old ribbon or string
and an old book as a guide.
First you get some newspaper,
fold this bit like this.
You can make your bag any size you like.
It depends on the size of the book.
So you put the book there and you fold it.
not too tight because then you can't get the book out.
Then you stick it with sticky tape.
Nice and pretty.
For the bottom bit, you fold in this bit like a present.
You fold in the other side and then the bottom bit you pull up.
Can I have some more sticky tape, please?
Sticky, sticky, sticky.
You take the book out.
-It looks really good, Michelle.
-To make the handles...
You can use a piece of ribbon or string or something.
Stick your ribbon handles on each side of the bag.
Get the present, put it in the gift bag.
BOTH: And there you have it, your own newspaper gift bag.
The best thing about making the bag is you can make any size you want,
so you can put anything inside it.
You could always decorate it if you wanted too.
'What can you make from a bin bag full of rubbish?
'Just have a look at this.'
What are you going to use all this for?
I'm going to make something really cool for your bookshelf.
'You'll need some leftover wrapping paper,
and some double-sided tape or glue.
-Hit me with it - what are we making?
That is actually really cool!
Do you know what it is?
I don't know what it is, no. It looks really good.
Let's have a look.
-Imagine all of your books lined up there.
Yeah, yeah, yeah. That is so clever.
And we've chosen T for Totally
-as in Totally Rubbish.
'You can make whatever letters you like.
'Have fun with it,
'making sure you create one for each end of your row of books.'
-First thing you need is some old cardboard.
Once you've got your old cardboard you need to draw out the letter
that you're going to be making.
Once you have drawn out your letter, what do you need to do next?
You need to cut it out.
-Get with it, get with it.
-I'll do that.
Once you've cut it out, you should have something
that looks a bit like this.
Little cardboard T. You're going to need two of them
-because we are making these 3D-style T's.
So once you've got your sides, we are going to wrap these
in a piece of old wrapping paper.
That's really cool, isn't it, cos, like, after birthdays
or Christmas you've always got bits of random paper lying around.
This is a good use for it.
Really simply just like you're wrapping a present.
-Thank you very much.
-Thinking ahead, helping you out here.
You should end up with something like that.
What I've done on the back here is labelled it up.
'I've labelled each side with its own letter.'
And the other thing I've done is I've put some double-sided tape
-on each of the sides.
'And if you haven't got double-sided tape,
'you can use glue.'
The next thing you need is a long strip of card.
Now this piece of card is going to give our letter some depth. OK?
-This is what gives...
-That's what pads it out.
-Yeah, this is what gives it that depth.
-We are going to use these letters, OK?
A - this side, mark it up on your side and make a little mark.
-So you're matching it up?
-Matching it up against the strip.
-That's the A, yeah.
-Next I'm going for the B, mark it up.
-And do this all the way along. A,B,C,D all the way to H.
And what you should get is something that looks like this.
OK, see? So we have got A, B, C...
-All your different sections.
-All the way up.
Now, what I've done, because we're still decorating,
-is I've covered one side in some old wrapping paper again.
And I've made sure that I've given it an edge
of about two centimetres all the way round.
You know what? You're good. This guy is good.
-This is, you know...
-You're going to get into this one.
The next thing you need is to cut some tabs
so we can stick it to our letter.
-See where the first line is for A?
We cut a little triangle there.
-Oh, OK. So, OK...
-Pull that out.
'Repeat this at each mark.'
And when you've done that...
..you have something that looks like this.
So all the tabs have been cut in
and you've got your letters all the way down.
And now we're going to stick it to our T.
We are going to line up our A here with that,
and our B here which is going to go there, yeah?
I'm with you.
And down goes our A.
OK, so those tabs stick onto the T.
They will stick onto the T, so you see that's the A there.
'Just continue like this all the way round.'
-This is what we get in the end.
-Oh, you've done it.
It's a little light. It's not going to hold up any books, is it?
-Of course, yeah, good point.
-So we need to weight it down.
-It's the stones, isn't it?
I was wondering where they would come in.
Perfect, absolutely perfect for it.
So I've put the stones inside a little old plastic bag.
Oh, so you keep them in the bag?
-Yeah, so they're not running around inside.
Tie a knot in the end and then put that inside your letter,
and that's going to weight it down.
So the last thing to do is...
-..the other side.
-And just stick it on.
-Stick it down.
-That is so good.
-There you have it.
-Our Totally Rubbish bookend.
Now if you don't want to do a T,
like we said before, you could some other letters.
Up here we've got an example of an M.
I like this one, M for Michelle.
There you go, and on the other side we've got a N for Nigel.
-Totally Rubbish bookend.
MIN MUNCHES THEN BURPS
This lunch is rubbish, Vin. It tastes like old cardboard.
Er...it is old cardboard, Min.
Did you know that every tonne of cardboard we recycle saves 17 trees.
Brilliant! I saw a cardboard box race an envelope once!
Really? Who won?
Well, the cardboard box, of course!
The envelope was stationary!
I think your jokes need binning!
Right, so what are we actually doing today?
Cos it's pretty early in the morning.
It is, we are up early.
-I mean, it's nice.
-Yeah, it is, it's lovely.
-But why are we actually here?
-We're going to get arty.
And my friends are here to show us how. Come on.
-Hey Jamie, how are you?
-Hello there, I'm very well thank you.
So what have we got going on here, then?
We are going to make a big drawing on the beach.
-You're drawing on the sand?
-That's right, yeah.
So why not just draw on a piece of paper?
Well, this is like the ultimate recycling,
because the sea goes out, we make a big drawing on the beach
and the sea comes back in and washes it away.
There's no paper wasted here.
Wow, look at that, the boy's a natural. You're like a ballerina.
So what are we going to actually be drawing?
I'm afraid it's top secret. I can't tell you.
-No little clue at all?
So do you need any special conditions to do this?
It's best if you are working on the spring tide
and spring tide is where the sea goes out really, really far.
We had a full moon last night, does that make a difference?
Yeah, if you see a full moon in the sky,
what it means is the next day there will be a spring tide
-and a beautiful beach to work on.
Now Jamie said to just join up the dots pretty much so.
Yeah, just like a giant dot to dot.
Do you want to carry on?
OK. This is where it could all go wrong.
'To keep us on track, Jamie and his team start lending us a hand
'which is just as well
'as they actually know what the picture is going to be.'
We've joined some dots, you know, we've been drawing some lines out,
but if I'm honest, mate, it sill just looks like squiggly lines.
-Bunch of lines, mate, what's going on?
That's cos we haven't done any raking yet
-so here we go, take a rake.
-There's one for you, Michelle.
-Let's go, come on guys!
-We're building up a little crowd over there.
Cos they're all seeing it take shape.
You know what, I'm starting to get a feeling that they have just
got us here to tidy the beach. I mean, the sand looks very neat.
'But we just have to take Jamie's word for it
'that we're creating something awesome,
'though we'd better get a move on as the tide's coming in fast.'
So, watching the masters at work put the final details on.
I know. You know what, I cannot wait to get up there, take a look, boom.
The sea is just coming in, so I think with all your hard work
it's about time you went up the stairs
-and you had a look at the picture.
-This is it. Give that back.
Give me the rakes, go, go, go!
Have a look at that.
Oh, man, that looks...!
-That's you and that's me.
-That looks amazing.
Look at you kicking back in the car!
-I'm in shock.
-That is wicked.
I can't believe that's actually on the beach!
-It's totally cool.
-See you soon.
'So why don't you have a go at making a gross gift...'
'Creating a zombie look...
'..making a newspaper gift bag.'
'Or building some bookends?'
'And start collecting lolly sticks.'
'Plastic carrier bags.'
'And crisp tubes for the next time on Totally Rubbish.'
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