In a first, the artists are divided into two make-up effects shops, and the first assignment is to design a werewolf pack.
Inspired by hive-minded insects, the artists must create queen, worker and drone aliens.
A twist with the teams, an assignment to create fairy tale characters and Elizabeth Mitchell guest judges.
The artists must create a demon that would oversee a specific circle of Dante's version of Hell.
The artists bring the four seasons to life for a dance choreographed by Travis Wall.
The artists create looks for the owners of possessed objects; Cheyenne Jackson guest judges.
The six remaining artists create victims of a fungal virus that turns people into zombies.
The legendary Rick Baker guest judges the artists' alien creations, inspired by real recordings from space.
The final three create creatures for a haunted house conceptualized by series judge Glenn Hetrick.
The finalists must revise their makeups from the first part of the finale, as well as create a floater character to interact with the public outside of their rooms.