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  1. Static: 2012 Demon Imp

    Halloween Props
    The Demon Imp. Our first, and only full figured prop for this year. He stands just 3' tall, and is comprised primarily of papier mache. The head was made from a fish tank skull. The wings are made of cheesecloth and wire for hanging drop ceilings. The Horns are mache covered foam with mache clay...
  2. Static: Papier Mache Balloon Question

    Halloween Props
    So I've somehow magically gained the ability to actually papier mache on balloons and have them dry in a reasonable amount of time. I've never gotten this far on a papier mache project that didn't use a wire/wood armature before. Real simple question: how many coats of papier mache should I put...
  3. New Member from Sioux City, IA

    Member Introduction
    Greetings fellow haunters, halloweenies, builders & fans. Been building Halloween props for about 10 years now, mostly papier mache but have dabbled in some other media like wood, monster mud and I think, I am the first person to create a 4 1/2 foot tall Jack Skellington bust (using a deflated...
  4. Prop Showcase: Buster Gravesley

    Halloween Props
    Introducing “Buster Gravesley”. Buster is a Zombie/Coffin Groundbreaker standing approximately 4 feet tall and mounted on a plywood base that can be angled in different directions when displayed. This prop was made from papier mache over top an armature created from recycled materials...
  5. Static: Character Tombstones

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    These Character Tombstones were created using Dow Supertuff-R Polyisocynanurate Insulation Foam, recycled cardboard and homemade papier mache clay. The results are something like my pumpkins, tree faces mixed and mashed with some Jim Henson and HR Puffnstuff. The largest tombstone stands 3 ½...