Once the latex dried, I used some flesh colored paint on the body, with high gloss red paint for the wound. I also added in some latex coated plastic sheets for "sking flaps" to pull back on hooks. Lastly, I cut a hole in the bottom the torso.
We built an opperating table to conceal john. With our design, he's able to use his real shoulders, head, and arms, but use the bloodly looking torso for the body, and an old stuffed pair of pants and shoots for the lower body.