This Halloween, forget store-bought prosthetics and expensive makeup artists. If you're looking for that creepy undead look, nasty nails are easily made at home. This video will show you how to make some horrific and ghastly fingernails for your zombie, vampire or other creature costume. The key to these Halloween nails are clear plastic report / presentation covers that you can get from any office supply store.
And this isn't just good for Halloween, it's great for low-budget horror flicks for all you indie filmmakers. Check out the video for the materials needed and the whole process of creating this awful nails look. Also, refer to the Nasty Nails Cheat Sheet for additional help.