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    Killington Lane Cemetery
  2. Edward Gorey PBS 'Mystery' Tombstone

    Edward Gorey PBS 'Mystery' Tombstone

    Above is the finished product. Below is the inspiration; a grainy screencapture from YouTube of a TV intro from a show that is 40 years old. I tried to enlarge this image enough to trace onto my foam, but it was waaay to grainy and just disintegrated... So back to the drawing board. Below is an...
  3. Halloween Props
    Okay, I need some advice. I am making a fence for my graveyard this year, and I am unsure of what colors I should paint it. I could do the normal brown (it resembles a rickety old wooden fence) or I could alternate between red and white. I am mainly doing a carnival theme (funhouse this year)...
  4. Examples of Art Direction

    Examples of Art Direction

    Examples of using Art Direction to keep your design focused and cohesive.
  5. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Stared at a pallet left behind after a delivery and thought – wow, that wood looks super old and would make a great-looking casket. I have these types of thoughts all the time. Doesn’t...
  6. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Love the flickering effect using simple battery-operated LED tealights created by jimmyzdc. But, needed them to be on a timer and not worry about batteries. Time to hack a string of...
  7. Flickering Lights

    Flickering Lights

    Set of Flickering Lights sold at Christmastime.
  8. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. An easy way to give your windows a stained-glass look is to paint an old white sheet. The sheet is painted with thinned acrylic paint. There is a light shining behind to give it...
  9. Stained Glass Window

    Stained Glass Window

    Spook up the sidewalk with sheet painted like stained glass
  10. Stained Glass Close-up

    Stained Glass Close-up

    Formally a plain 'ole garage window
  11. Faux Stained Glass Windows

    Faux Stained Glass Windows

    Quick way to cover up plain garage windows
  12. Stained Glass Windows

    Stained Glass Windows

    Quick way to disguise garage window
  13. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. 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. Herman...
  14. Stenciled Tombstone

    Stenciled Tombstone

    Celtic tombstone in the graveyard
  15. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. 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...
  16. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Here is my version of the weeping angel tombstone that was combined with DaveintheGrave's peeping tombstone. It may look complicated to make but with a little Barbie murder, doable...
  17. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. These are flickering fake pumpkins that are on a timer. To see them live, here's a video: They are brightly lit and have a very slight flicker to them. If you want them to flicker a...
  18. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Ever wanted to build an outdoor monster prop but got stuck on how to make it look like a monster, be portable... or make it weatherproof? Yeah, well me too. But, really... really...
  19. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. JustWhisper was my Secret Reapee and she had a wonderful 'like' - pirates! Always made a tombstone for my SR's gift and was thrilled to have the challenge of making a pirate tombstone...
  20. Animated foam complete Demon Horse

    Animated foam complete Demon Horse

    Animated foam completion Demon Horse
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