Watch shoppers react to a 7-foot man perfectly costumed as an orc from Lord of the Rings

When Dutch makeup artist Rossanne Puck Aafjes needed a subject for her graduation project, she turned to her friend Olivier Richters, who’s over 7 feet tall. After turning Richters into an Uruk-hai orc from Lord of the Rings with a stunning makeup and costume makeover, the two decided to have a little fun surprising people at a shopping mall…

For proof that Richters doesn’t actually look like an orc, here’s a before and after comparison…

Richters

Of course, none of this would have been possible without the incredible work of Aafjes, the artist who turned Richters into an orc in the first place and filmed his humorous walk through the mall…

Orc Makeup