Artist Creates a Creepy Cake Based on a Split-Face from ‘The Thing’

Looks like Fudgie the Whale's got some competition.

All photos via Design Taxi

All photos via Design Taxi

When it comes to birthdays, Vicky Knoop doesn’t settle with balloons and just any cake. Instead, she goes all out.

To surprise her boyfriend on his birthday, the San Francisco-based artist created a rather unconventional cake based on a gruesome scene from the 1984 sci-fi horror film The Thing.

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The cake features a split-face created by sculpting and painting flesh-colored fondant over rice crispy treats. It took the artist ten hours to complete the structure of the faces, and another six to sculpt and paint the sides.

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[via Design Taxi]

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