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  1. Static: Distressing a Shiny Plastic Cauldron

    Halloween Props
    I ordered a plastic cauldron online, but it just began to occur to me, that the effect won't seem as nice because of the shiny plastic look. Before I do anything else with it, I'm wondering if there is a way to make it look old and creepy first. I have seen the oatmeal posts, and honestly that...
  2. Static: New tombstone

    Halloween Props
    Here are a couple of pictures of I stone I have been working on. This is the first time I have ever used an airbrush for distressing and I think It turned out pretty good.
  3. Help with shiny vinyl boots - making them matte

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    Has anyone tried to knock the GLARING shine off of vinyl boots? I have a pair of wrestling costume boots that I need to make much less shiny for a Superman costume. I tried Googling and found several different answers and ideas, but none ever seemed to be certain. Ideally the boots should...
  4. Static: Need advice for making an old map or other old pictures

    Halloween Props
    Hello all, I have been away for the summer working outside mostly but have been tinkering with my props so now I need advice. I have tried the coffee,tea thing for aging paper but now I want to go BIGGER. I have a wonderful frame I found at an antique mall and stained it a black walnut. It has a...
  5. Static: Distressing Clothing

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    Does anyone have a good technique to distress clothing?
  6. DIY Costume dirt, shmutz and goo: How to age and distress your Halloween wardrobe

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey guys, so this isn't technically a step-by-step DIY, but I thought I'd share some secrets from my times on set for quick ways to make your costumes look dirty without really getting them dirty. This is perfect for costumes where things are supposed to be dirty, old, distressed, worn down...
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