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  1. Mask making question

    Halloween Crafts
    I’ve cast my monster clay sculpture in hydro cal, the mould making went fine, but now I’m trying to dig it out and I have a problem, I used an expanding foam core inside my monster clay that I made by spraying foam into a mannequins face, the foam was not soft but soft enough that I could squash...
  2. New latex prop smell...

    Halloween Props
    Hey all. If anyone would know how, I figure this is the place to find out. :) So, I just purchased a new armature and foam-filled latex prop that has a very strong smell to it. That latex scent has filled the room and is drifting into other rooms. These are made to order, so I realize time will...
  3. Latexing, Corpsing and Painting Skeletons

    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's how to take a raw plain skeleton and make him ALIVE! er...I mean DEAD! This skele was made with a raw latex version of Boogedy purchased from Fright Theatre. Unfortunately...
  4. Zombie Boogedy

    Zombie Boogedy

    Boogedy dressed up as a zombie for the apocalypse
  5. Dress-up Boogedy

    Dress-up Boogedy

    Skele's are fun to play dress-up with. He's a guard for Terra
  6. Static: My newest creation - "The Impaled Corpse"

    Halloween Props
    Started out just wanting to see how detailed I could make a corpsed skeleton, then it evolved into a corpse on a stake, then into a corpse staked on a tree branch with some severed rotting heads alongside. The corpsing was done with latex, shop towel and great stuff. There are a few other odds...
  7. Wanted: Spirit Halloween Zombie Cowboy Static Prop

    Wanted to Buy
    Hi everyone, I am searching for the 6-foot Zombie Cowboy prop sold at Spirit Halloween in 2007. He is a life-size static prop with red light-up eyes, and he is a latex skeletal zombie dressed like a cowboy (See picture below). If you are selling this prop and it still has the original box (Or...
  8. Velociraptor prop 1:1 scale Jurassic park prop 275.00

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Velociraptor 1:1 scale Jurassic park style This is left over from a recent run I commissioned. It's already primed ready to go. Lifelike latex over foam Special deal here 275 includes shipping in the Us Please let me know if you have any questions
  9. Other: Snake Skins/Props

    Halloween Props
    Hello all! On good old Marketplace, I was able to buy two 60" poseable skeletons for a combined $10. Couldn't pass that up! They're the good ones too. Anyhow! Got me to thinking about All Hallows Eve this year. I've always done spiders, as it's what I hate, and wanted to share the fear...
  10. Other: Help! Latex Mask Restoration

    Halloween Props
    Hi, I've been the proud owner of a Don Post Full Moon mask for many years, and it has been stored in my closet for about 9 years now. I had kept it dry, stuffed with tissue to hold its form, wrapped in a plastic bag, inside of its cardboard box. Recently, I got a styrofoam head and I wanted to...
  11. 2018 Prop Weatherproofing Mistakes

    General Halloween
    Hi All, I have seen the various threads about water/weatherproofing props but still could use some help. Last year I made a few props that didn't last even a week in the rainy conditions of the general Seattle area. I was wondering if anyone had any tips for me or maybe pointed to what I did...
  12. Other NightNare before Christmas Skulls and spider snowflakes

    Halloween Crafts
    Hi everyone wanted to share how i did my skulls and spider snowflakes , my theme for Christmas this year was nbc First i drew them on to pink foam sheets Then i used a hot knife to cut them all out sanded them down ok i have to get a pick for you guys but i gave all of these hangers what...
  13. Static: Aliens, Aliens, Aliens

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, November is one of my favourite times to prop build. Next year we want to have an Alien inspired room so here we have; The face hugger; The egg; The xenomorph; The face hugger is a wire frame, with lots of tape, latex & paint The egg is a old fashioned 'paper mâché over a big...
  14. Static: Rotting Head

    Halloween Props
    I made a rotting head using the shop towel and latex corpsing method. Figured I should make yet another tutorial video while I was at it. I'm going to make a second, even more rotted head that will be missing the lower jaw. Both of mine will be impaled on a stick or stake, but you can make them...
  15. Other: Need advice on full face foam latex prosthetic....

    Halloween Props
    Hey Everyone, I need some advice. So I have full face (ok 95% full face) foam latex prosthetic mask. I have used it a many times and have rebought the mask now 2 times and have a 3rd unpainted backup. (you know how it is with foam latex) So I do use it a lot, especially at this time of year...
  16. Mechanical: Fake flesh/skin

    Halloween Props
    Hi all. Just picked up the used animatronic shown in the picture. I wanted to make it appear as if the baby's throat was ripped open (where it is already torn and paint peeling off). I also wanted to add some flesh hanging from lady's mouth to make it look as if she was the one who had...
  17. Fake pumpkin guts

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I needed some fake pumpkin guts to hang out of a pumpkin. This tutorial is based on one I found on youtube done by Monster Tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00IpgGRqNjg So first get your materials: - liquid latex - food coloring - elmers orange glitter glue - a plastic cup for...
  18. Help with a torn face costume idea.

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Howdy! Thought I'd sign up here to see if anyone has any advice for a costume idea I'm working on, rather than just blunder on by my myself. This year I'm planning to dress as Sutter Cane, from In The Mouth of Madness, specifically the scene below. Most of the costume is pretty simple, but I...
  19. Static: My Unorthodox pumpkin

    Halloween Props
    Awhile ago I came across a photo of some pumpkins that had been carved from the bottom instead of the top and was lit from within with some pumpkin guts hanging down. Turns out they were done by one of the moderators on this site named UnOrthoDox. I loved the look and have decided to make a...
  20. Mechanical: At one time there was a webpage to some of the bguys, whom built...est DIY

    Halloween Props
    Hello all.... There was a group of guys who loved to build and create Cemetery Fences, Gargoyles, columns ect. The name of their web page was called "Wolfstone"....Does anyone know of their whereabouts? I have some Gargoyle Latex molds that I would like to build a frame -support for the, use a...
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