The GateKeepers are large gargoyle/demon/alien hybrids that stand guard at the gate of our 2012 Halloween Display. Based on a sketch I created this past summer these creatures are made from papier mache over a wood form. Complete documentation of the process can be found here.
Added a Faux Wrought Iron Fence tutorial that uses wood, PVC and foam to create a creepy old fence to dress up your Halloween display. The process is fairly simple and the results are quite impressive. The complete instructions can be found here.
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We decked out our back yard in a very scary fashion. Saturday, October 29th will be the only night to view our Halloween display. This year the props are in the back yard along with a roaring fire, s’more fixings and other assorted treats. Dress warm and help us celebrate our favorite holiday. [...]
There are two approaches I take when building a project. The first is working from preconceived designs such as sketches or photos and the second is creating freeform where I just wing it and let the project go where it needs to go. Here are some examples of projects that were built from concept [...]
New tutorial on building the Arsenic Asylum miniature and digitally compositing the indivisual elements. Click here for the tutorial.
A quick update on my troll for the 2011 Midland Downtown Sculpture Series, each individual element for Boris is complete and the next step is assembling all the pieces and filling the interior spaces with expandable foam. At this point the basic shape is roughed out but there is still a lot of work [...]
Completed three new character heads built for this year’s display, the creatures are called “Wardens” and are the result of possessed pumpkins evolving into something sinister, something evil, something big. My display really needed something creepy to balance the goofy props I’ve been building lately so the pumpkins got some Wardens. The bodies [...]