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  1. Neighbors who are complete A**holes

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Seems like there's always some complete A**hole in every sub. But why do they always end up being my neighbors? A few years ago we were fortunate to be able to by a house for my daughter while she attended college. It was a nice little house in a huge sub, but still close to campus. Almost...
  2. Trick or Treat Studios reviews

    Merchant Reviews
    As background, I have purchased several masks from Trick or Treat Studios. I didn't have any problems with the transactions, and the masks arrived in good shape. I posted reviews of each mask on their website, in which I went into some detail. My 4- and 5-star reviews were approved, and they...
  3. Static: Wall Masks

    Halloween Props
    Recently, I've been making plaster cloth/ paper mache masks using Mr. Chicken's YouTube tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwjBxShw4TY It's a pretty simple method, although paper towels dipped in paint aren't the easiest medium to work with. The first mask I made using this technique...
  4. Upcycling a cheap mask

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I have a cheap, flimsy Frankenstein mask I bought at Walmart several years ago. The paint job on it is terrible, but I always thought the sculpt was kind of cool. I decided to make it into a piece of wall art. This is what the piece looked like coming out of storage. The mask was wrinkled...
  5. Road's End Eerie Manor 2018

    General Halloween
    Our 5th annual haunt collaboration. Close to 800 visitors over three hours. Lots of great scares and screams. Our crew did an outstanding job as always. Hope you enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/embed/A-tlc31S7fI?fbclid=IwAR3FvLdJfLf1sMu2CWlrVVALST8jPm3jENdd6eXHppyiWsdU85W4YX2SnF8
  6. Lighting: Lighting my witch

    Halloween Props
    Hello all, I am trying to finish this part of my display. What color do you think I should put on my burning witch? I used a small strobe to show a bit of detail but it really isn't doing the job I think it needs to. any help is appreciated.
  7. Still the goth kid your mom warned you about.

    Member Introduction
    I grew up, bought a 230 year old house that's listed in Haunted Houses of Virginia, and every year I host an epic Halloween party that brings people from all over the East coast to attend. I consider it my job to help my friends truly enjoy the season. Im looking forward to sharing our...
  8. Little bits of Halloween on vacation.

    General Halloween
    We always seem to manage to find some little bits of halloween on our vacation. This year, vacation was much later than normal, and wanting to get out of the heat, we headed for Tahoe. Looking at various activities around the area, you knew my family was going to hit Donner lake and the...
  9. Prop Showcase: Home Depot Skeleton Horse Make Over

    Halloween Props
    I was commissioned to transform this Home Depot skeleton horse for a haunt by adding some corpsing and a UV paint job. More pictures here in my album. http://www.halloweenforum.com/members/bobzilla-albums-home-depot-skeleton-horse-make-over.html Thanks for looking.
  10. A most unhappy Birthday

    General Halloween
    Well my birthday was this weekend and on Sunday I stopped at the barn and as the owner was home from his 6 day week I stopped at the house. That's when the bomb dropped! They have decided that they really don't want to do the haunt this year or,in fact, any year. No regard for all the hours I...
  11. 2017 Halloween Photoshoots calling all Photographers

    General Halloween
    Hey everyone, with our favorite time of year approaching, us photographers are gearing up to create some creepy memories. Let's see you Halloween themed photoshoot images. Yesterday my son was begging to do a creepy clown shoot. I had found a vintage childs clown costume a few months back, so...
  12. Found a pretty cool pass time for people who like scary stories

    General Halloween
    This guy reads creepypasta (scary stories) and does a good job of it. https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCJMemx7yz_1QwXjHG_rXRhg I've only listened to a few so far, but it's getting addictive
  13. First time giving out candy in a new City

    General Halloween
    I moved to Albuquerque a couple months ago for a job, a job that pays well enough that I can give out goodies for the first time in a couple years. But, I have no idea what to expect as far as turn out. Anyone else on here that lives in ABQ that could help me out with some advice?
  14. Custom Clown Masks

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Bought 4 resin "Purge" masks off EBAY. I thought clowns would be better - we're planning for my boys/nephew to each wear a hoodie & mask and wander around the yard on Halloween while giving out candy. They are excited:) Which paint job do you like best? Thanks :)
  15. Big News!

    Forum News and Rules
    Hi everybody! This is Larry. I launched HalloweenForum.com in 2002. Some of you may be aware; my health has limited the time that I can spend on working on the forum. I am very excited to announce that the forum has been acquired by an awesome company called VerticalScope. They are...
  16. Prop Showcase: Animated Pop Up Ghost

    Halloween Props
    just got this video from a talented customer of ours using our Pop up Ghost. He did a fantastic job! http://youtu.be/BqBZG-4ghPM
  17. NJ/PA Haunt Actors/Makeup-artistst/ Prop makers WANTED!

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Hi, I'm helping out a local haunted hayride, Schaefer FarmsI work at They are looking for scare actors, make up artists and prop makers! Here is a flyer for one of the job sign up meetings! If the image is too small the next meeting is on September 4th at 5:30 PM at Schaefer farms at the...
  18. I'm Baaaaack Greetings!

    Member Introduction
    Hi Y'all! I know, I've been MIA. Has been a stressful year. I stayed away because I wasn't working and didn't need the temptations. ;) Have a new job, that is horrible, so still job hunting, but at least money is coming in for fun stuffs. I have missed everyone! Will take me forever to catch up...
  19. Static: And Another Tombstone

    Halloween Props
    This ones for my neighbor and someone at work wants one too. I think I've got a new part time job that I really like.
  20. Static: Another tombstone

    Halloween Props
    Finished this one this morning, it's not as detailed as the last one so I tried to give it a better paint job.