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I tried my hand at making the Beloved Tombstone by somewhat using the instructions at Haunted Webby - Alice Tombstone. I got additional ideas from Kevin at Brewster's Yard haunt at Brewster Yard Haunt: New Props. From what I can gather, the Beloved Tombstone was created by http://www.castleblood.com/scrap/199...ctem/1999.html. If anyone knows more history about this great idea, please let me know.
Updated 08-25-2011 at 05:32 AM by Terra
This is my version of the weeping angel tombstone that I combined with DaveintheGrave's peeping tombstone. For directions on how to make Dave's Peeping mechanism, please go to the following awesome, terrific, easy-to-follow thread: Project 1 - Instructor Thread
You can also make this just a simple Weeping Angel Tombstone if you don't want to bother making a mechanism.
To see this Weeping Angel Tombstone in action check out the YouTube video:
Updated 08-25-2011 at 05:34 AM by Terra
Herman Secret has a great tutorial showing how to use stickers to block out part of a stone when you are spray painting it for aging: Easy Tombstones Because I had a very large area I had to do a few different things.
This technique shows how to use latex paint put on by a stencil to block the eating away effects of spray paint. This is good for Celtic designs or other large designs.
This is a two-part video series on how to make Halloween Tombstones:
Following is an outline and pictures of the construction of this stone:
Okay, let's start:
Updated 08-25-2011 at 06:07 AM by Terra
Last year was my first attempt at many things and most of them turned out great. Because it was such an ambitious direction there were many things that were just thrown together. So this year I'm going to sweep through the haunt and graveyard and up the effects.
Graveyard: All month I looked at it and thought it was missing two things. One I knew what it was but the other eluded me. The one thing I knew it needed was animation. Luckily, Dave in the Grave's Peeping Tombstone will be the perfect
Updated 05-02-2010 at 11:22 AM by Terra