Maybe it’s the heat but I went a little batty! Made a few papier mache bats over the last couple of weeks including two large hanging bats complete with a three foot wingspan and five 17 inch high figurines each wrapped in a cloak.
Sculpting with homemade paper clay is a lot different than sculpting with oil or water based clay. Once you learn how it behaves you can make it do what you wish.
A patch of new pumpkins for the 2013 haunting season.
Finished some new papier mache zombie which feature some pretty amazing textures considering they were created with everyday household materials such as paper towels, facial tissue and toilet paper. “They’re coming to get you Barbara!”
My entry for the HauntForum $20 Prop Challenge is a companion piece to my 2010 entry titled “Buster Gravesley.” Buster Gravesley had a son named Buster. Buster’s son was a gnarly surfer dude head banging sort of guy, always on the look out for the perfect wave. Unfortunately Buster Jr. met his end […]
Posted a collection of photos from our Halloween 2012 display called “Black Gate.” You can view the entire gallery here.
Due to the weather our display is now closed for the season, thanks to everyone that had a chance to stop by and have a fun and safe Halloween!
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.
Click here for the gallery.