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  1. Static: Anyone know where I can find...

    Halloween Props
    I got these Reaper busts a few years ago at the Dollar Tree but they haven't had them since. I use them for the top of my small pillars for the cemetery but need a few more. If anyone has any clue where to get them let me know! I thought about casting my own but haven't had the best...
  2. Static: Is there any liquid latex that doesn't cost an arm & a leg...& the other arm & leg?

    Halloween Props
    Is there any liquid latex that doesn't cost an arm & a leg...& the other arm & leg? I'm wanting to make a few custom molds & brush on latex seems pretty straight forward. I've searched all over & the stuff is not cheap. However, I am. If anyone knows of any deals or sales on liquid latex please...
  3. Static: Making skulls (relatively) cheaply?

    Halloween Props
    I want to make 40-50 life-size skulls this year for Halloween so I figured I would make my own. As usual I've started the project before having a complete plan. I've made an RTV silicone mold of the skull I want to use but have no idea what casting material to use to mass produce the skulls...
  4. Static: Plaster mold Slump/Hump - no hump

    Halloween Props
    I bought what I thought was a two part (slump/hump) mold. After receiving the face mold. One piece. Blick determined that an error was made in the description and although the three other shapes were made as two part molds, my face was not. Since I still liked it, I kept it and worked on...
  5. Static: HELP! Catacomb Bone Burnout

    Halloween Props
    I apologize for the wordiness but I have a vision and am having a hard time seeing the forest through the trees. I am planning on turning my long and narrow hallway into the Paris Catacombs (with a little bit of the Sicilian ones thrown in for good measure). I have cut foam insulation panels...
  6. where to buy ultracal 30 around lincoln/omaha ne?

    General Halloween
    Does anyone know where to buy ultracal 30 around the Lincoln or Omaha Nebraska area? I know may online stores carry it buy shipping is about the same price as the product. =) I've been searching the internet for hours.......grrrrr..... Thanks in advance!
  7. Static: Most recent sculpt, mold, cast for a witch mask

    Halloween Props
    One item we're working on for 2013 is a large cauldron with three witches so I've been sculpting and casting the witches. Here are photos of the most recently finished one. Original sculpt in Monster Maker's clay Making the silicone mold Finished latex cast with paint Finished head with...
  8. Madame Leota tombstone - need help with casting/molding

    Halloween Props
    Me and my father are trying to make a madame leota tombstone from the haunted mansion and this is what we came up with so far.. made it out of clay but now is the tricky part and figuring out how to mold it an make a cast out of some sort of foam but the tricky part is it has to be made laying...
  9. Other: Does anyone know where to find Ultracal 30 gypsum cement in PA, NJ or DE?

    Halloween Props
    Sculptors and mold-makers: does anyone know where I can purchase Ultracal 30 somewhere within 1-2 hours of the Philadelphia area? As you likely know, Ultracal is the best gypsum product to use in mold making and it is also extremely hard to find. It is readily available online but the cost of...
  10. Other: Foam, Plastic & Mold Making Supply Company

    Halloween Props
    I just ran across this site while looking for info for another thread. TAP Plastics There is so much potential here for prop building that I wanted to share the info. They have tons of great how-to videos, as well. They post on their website in both Windows Media and Apple QuickTime, as well...
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