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  1. Halloween Props
    Hey all, I wanted to share my prop I've been building for about 3 weeks now. I wanted to get to more props, but this one took way to long and I got a late start. My original concept was to take all these skulls I had and create a skull pile prop. Something you'd find at spirit or similar. I...
  2. Halloween Props
    Can somebody please share their best blood recipe ? There are many out there, and I really don't want to spend a day making blood unneccesarily :-) I have acouple of uses in mind. One is putting the blood on white sheets, so I'm hoping the color will stay bright by Halloween... Hmmm.... or...
  3. Halloween Props
    I like corpsing skeletons with masking latex and cheesecloth, then staining. But after a couple seasons, the latex seems dried out. To anyone who does this method, do you coat the latex with anything after staining to preserve/weatherproof it?
  4. Halloween Props
    In the follow up to my faux wood grain attempt, I opt for Plan B and go with staining it to achieve the aged effect. https://youtu.be/3GD53wFwREA (I really wish I new how to embed a video here. Anyone? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?)
  5. Halloween Props
    Decided to make some columns this year for my driveway. Was going to do pirates but made the last minute call to go haunted graveyard/mansion style. This is my first attempt at aging a prop using the staining method. Not to bad. Still have a bit of work to go and attach to the framing.
  6. Makeup
    Working on a micro budget short horror movie and need a recipe, or source, for non staining blood. Scenes will have blood splatter on table, wall, and photo, as well as on actors. Would like something that will not stain skin, clothes, or location. Blood does not have to last long, but must...
  7. Blog
    After seeing a few mentions around about how hard it is to keep the Stiltbeast plastic wrapped corpses from flaking their paint or stain off, I thought I might make a quick note about how I've gotten it to stay one with great success. I've used both water-based stains and gel stains and have...
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