Most of the time Blogs fall off the air and there tends to be that moment of waiting. So to avoid that, Just a quick update.
I have been working on odds and ends oh here and there. But not so much progress to actually post anything.
We have completely moved out of our old storage unit and into the new one. We took our time, so this one has shelves and areas to keep it more organized. So much so that I actually have a lot of space left.
The new unit is
This week end I spent sometime playing with EVA Foam and built my first foam weapon. Though it isn't directly related to my Halloween theme I figured I would show you.
First some lessons learned from me.
-As they say in the multitude of videos Keep a sharp cutter. Blades dull FAST
-Keep a sharpener handy blades dull FAST and are expensive to replace if you're trying this.
- Use a expandable Snap off knife more
So as I said my prop update. Since Old monster movies, is the theme. I am starting out with some Lab items.
First off are some gauges. Sure I can hunt some down which maybe I will but giving it the old college try in making some. So here they are just before I put some resin in them. This is the first time I am going to use resin figure this would be a good place to start. Cheap and completely repeatable if it messes up.
Well it is almost May and I finally begun working on my projects. The beginning of Project building is always interesting isn't it.
I mean you have this idea in your head of your theme. Then if you have that prefect theme you Brainstorm out ideas then the materials and just when you think you have it. BAM reality hits you in the face. OMG how am I going to finish this all and a bunch of what if's.
Then as that is settling down the wife comes to me and says "hey
Well planning has really started now thinking about stuff I would like to see in the haunt this year. Now we all know most won't actually happen but it is nice to actually think it might happen.
Wife has been digging on Craiglist for odds and ends. She found that the local Macy was going under and where selling their fixtures. Hmm clothes / fixtures = Mannequins jump in the car and BAM a butt ton of them. so now I have a small collection.