Get an early jump on your 2017 Halloween decorations with the Online Papier Mache Pirate Skull Workshop. Learn all the techniques needed to create fun and unique pirate skull props . This class is great for the beginner or those with experience using papier mache. Two classes will be offered on Wednesdays in March. Pirate Skull Online […]
Online Papier Mache Zombie Workshop (3 evenings, 4.5 hours total) This is the final Online Papier Mache Zombie Workshop for the 2016 Halloween Season. Three evenings of zombie building fun. These workshops are an effective way to learn to work with papier mache on a project specific basis. Each class is three sessions long, […]
Note: This workshop has sold out. Additional workshops will be added in the near future. Online Papier Mache Zombie Workshop (3 evenings, 4.5 hours total) One of my all time favorite workshops returns this summer! Note: This workshop has sold out. Additional workshops will be added in the near future. Tuesday, August 2nd, 8pm – […]
This year we had two Halloween displays. The first was for Home Depot’s Halloween Style Challenge during the last weekend in September and the second was on Halloween night at the studio. The Home Depot Halloween Style Challenge was a take on a dark carnival freakshow while Halloween at the studio was a display of […]
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.
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Finally getting some projects completed for our Halloween Display 2010, these three large pumpkins stand almost three feet tall and are a mash up of several different projects. The pumpkins used the trash bag method, the cardboard strip method and the face techniques use for DEMONIKUS. The tutorial will be available after Halloween, for now […]
So what do 13 tortured pumpkins waiting for their final paint look like? The pumpkins have been base coated with flat black latex paint then dry brushed with flat white latex. The next step involves colorizing with some various color of oil stains…this is sort of experimental, something I’ve never done before. If you are […]
This is a very easy way to make some convincing rusted looking barbed wire to enhance your props or costume and the best part is that it’s safe and inexpensive. This prop does not involve the use of a papier mache (gasp!) but it does make a nice enhancement to your papier mache props. The […]
Another approach to making papier mache pumpkins using recycled cardboard to create a simple armature that can be papier mached. This technique is great for making smaller pumpkins perfect for tabletop or mantle displays. The armature technique is simple and very dependable allowing you to create your very pumpkin patch with relative ease. Complete tutorial […]