Mr. Bunny was a cheap little dollar store stuffed animal that was our oldest son’s best friend growing up. The little blue bunny was a tremendous source of comfort during doctor visits, thunderstorms and those days when it felt like the whole world was against you. During the years […]
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.
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.
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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 […]
This pumpkin was the most creative concept winner in the 2nd Annual Build Me A Pumpkin contest held on the STOLLOWEEN Facebook page. Introducing Sir Rip D. Fleshkin designed by Breck Torres and Dustin Obermeyer. Fun concept to turn the stem into arms and hands, during the build I decided to remove one […]
This pumpkin was the random drawing winner in the 2nd Annual Build Me A Pumpkin contest held on the STOLLOWEEN Facebook page. Introducing Charles McScardeylantern designed by Jasper Anderson. Charles mcScardeylantern was a very fun build, especially the rotted side which was achieved by soaking blue shop towels in papier mache paste. […]