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  1. 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...
  2. Mortimer, the gravedigger!

    Mortimer, the gravedigger!

  3. General Halloween
    We just watched a really good new flick called "Scary Stories To Tell In the Dark". It's a classic teenagers getting themselves in trouble during Halloween kind of "horror" flick. I'd call it more of a thriller than a horror flick. I highly recommend it, but not exactly scary. Anyway, there was...
  4. Headless Horseman 2015

    Headless Horseman 2015

    I had just moved across country and finally had a yard! This was my first big Halloween decorating! Why not celebrate it by making a giant headless horseman? Sadly it's been 4 years so I misplaced a lot of pictures. I made him out of pvc pipe, egg cartons, pillows, and duct tape. He was over 6'...
  5. Examples of Art Direction

    Examples of Art Direction

    Examples of using Art Direction to keep your design focused and cohesive.
  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. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Flickering Lights

    Flickering Lights

    Set of Flickering Lights sold at Christmastime.
  9. 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...
  10. Stained Glass Window

    Stained Glass Window

    Spook up the sidewalk with sheet painted like stained glass
  11. Stained Glass Windows

    Stained Glass Windows

    Quick way to disguise garage window
  12. 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...
  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. 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...
  14. 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...
  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. 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...
  16. Killington Lane 2019 Crypt updates

    Killington Lane 2019 Crypt updates

    Updated all the facades on the small crypts to look more realistic and also wanted them to be more in ruins
  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. 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...
  18. Animated foam complete Demon Horse

    Animated foam complete Demon Horse

    Animated foam completion Demon Horse
  19. Animated muscle-added Demon Horse

    Animated muscle-added Demon Horse

    Animated muscle-added to foam rough-out on Demon Horse
  20. Animated Rough Foam Demon Horse

    Animated Rough Foam Demon Horse

    Animated roughed-out foam for Demon Horse
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