The remaining four contestants meet with Dave Salmoni, a naturalist, who introduces the contestants to a bunch of exotic birds. The challenge this week is to create a human/bird hybrid, based on one of the birds they have been shown.
The contestants must create a dark elf based on an ancient rune. But, the contestants won’t know what their rune means until they have picked one out, so they have to go based on looks alone.
The spotlight challenge this week is for each contestant to create a ghost character that is both scary and funny, citing Beetlejuice as an example.
With seven contestants left, it seems obvious to do a challenge around the seven deadly sins.
Forming their own teams of two, the contestants must create a dark and sexy alien circus performer. The makeups will be worn by members of the Cirque Berzerk performance troupe
The spotlight challenge this week asks each contestant to select an iconic art movement and create a character that could live in a piece of art.
The contestants had to re-imagine one of five classic Halloween costumes: skeleton, scarecrow, clown, vampire, and devil. They also must add a “trick” to their costume: a blood gag, LED lights, etc.
The contestants must create their own earth mother goddesses. There must be a focus on beauty, and to make it personal, there should be at least one aspect of their moms represented in the makeups.
The contestants must create their own subterranean creature.
The spotlight challenge asks the contestants to create an original, whimsical character for modern times, inspired by a classic Mother Goose story