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  1. Seven Layers of Scare

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Introducing a systematic approach to help us design a home haunt that will amp up our scares to Level 11! This tutorial includes an 8-part video series but also has additional written tips, summaries and links. Seven Layers of Scare – Intro Think of the Seven Layers of Scare as one layer of...
  2. Inspiration Art

    Inspiration Art

    Castle of Terra's Art Direction inspiration art.
  3. Inspiration Art

    Inspiration Art

    Keep inspiration art near the props we are building to help stay on track.
  4. Seven Layers of Scare Atmosphere Checklist

    Seven Layers of Scare Atmosphere Checklist

    Seven Layers of Scare Haunt Atmosphere Checklist listing elements to add Atmospheric elements to a haunt room.
  5. Seven Layers of Scare

    Seven Layers of Scare

    The Seven Layers of Scare is a way to organize your thoughts about how to take your haunt to the next level of scare.
  6. Seven Layers of Scare

    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. Gurus of interior design follow basic rules in designing a great room. Christopher Lowell came out with a blockbuster book called the Seven Layers of Design. In haunting, we also use...
  7. Examples of Art Direction

    Examples of Art Direction

    Examples of using Art Direction to keep your design focused and cohesive.
  8. Terra's Seven Layers of Scare

    Terra's Seven Layers of Scare

    List of the Seven Layers of Scare
  9. Pallet Toe-Pincher Coffin

    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. Stared at a pallet left behind after a delivery and thought – wow, that wood looks super old and would make a great-looking casket. I have these types of thoughts all the time. Doesn’t...
  10. Outdoor Flicker Candles

    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. Love the flickering effect using simple battery-operated LED tealights created by jimmyzdc. But, needed them to be on a timer and not worry about batteries. Time to hack a string of...
  11. Clear Satin Finish

    Clear Satin Finish

    To protect and add a nice sheen (like a candle) coat with Satin top coat.
  12. Raw Umber Wash

    Raw Umber Wash

    To add age and depth wash in a mix of Raw Umber and water. Dry off with paper towel.
  13. Grayed Yellow

    Grayed Yellow

    The yellow looks better grayed out a little.
  14. New Color

    New Color

    Much better looking with the new color.
  15. Ivory Color

    Ivory Color

    Picked through the color catalog and picked 'ivory' as the new color.
  16. Yellow Flickering Candles

    Yellow Flickering Candles

    The newly painted yellow flickering candles
  17. Flickering Lights

    Flickering Lights

    Set of Flickering Lights sold at Christmastime.
  18. Stained Glass Window

    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. An easy way to give your windows a stained-glass look is to paint an old white sheet. The sheet is painted with thinned acrylic paint. There is a light shining behind to give it...
  19. Stained Glass Window

    Stained Glass Window

    Spook up the sidewalk with sheet painted like stained glass
  20. Stained Glass Close-up

    Stained Glass Close-up

    Formally a plain 'ole garage window
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