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  1. Static: My newest creation - "The Impaled Corpse"

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    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...
  2. Static: Wall Masks

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    Recently, I've been making plaster cloth/ paper mache masks using Mr. Chicken's YouTube tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwjBxShw4TY It's a pretty simple method, although paper towels dipped in paint aren't the easiest medium to work with. The first mask I made using this technique...
  3. Static: Just made this from a box from Kohl's...

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    My husband got an order from Kohl's yesterday and I couldn't help noticing that the box seemed to be tombstone shaped so of course I made it into a tombstone to stand up in my coffin. A little black paint, a little of that stone texture spray, some clear acrylic sealant and a few styrofoam...
  4. Static: Rust anyone?

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    Checking to see who has the best method for making stuff look rusty (cauldrons, pvc cemetery fencing, etc.). I am interested in how you get the right texture, what color(s) you use, any tips at all. And you get extra credit for posting pics...thanks.
  5. Prop Showcase: Haunted tree 🌲 progress

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    :cool:iSo I’m am almost done with the top part of my tree. I don’t think I’m going to have time to paint it before Halloween but since I used the brown butcher paper, I don’t mind as much. I was having s difficult time getting the trunk texture and after some helpful tips and experimenting, I...
  6. Static: how to make poly foam smooth?

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    I have this prop that is damaged I wanted to know will sandpaper work 150 grit, fine sandpaper? I tried 150, medium sandpaper and the texture is rough and grainy any help would be appreciated. It is rigid urethane foam, its a gag studios prop if anyone is familiar with those props.
  7. Other Drywall texture spray

    Halloween Crafts
    Has anyone used this product? I picked up a can the other day. I am thinking off trying to use it for texture on my plastic cauldron and possibly some other props. Has anyone used it before? any tips?
  8. Haunted tree costume. HELP!!

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hey guys, I'm working on a haunted tree costume for the haunt this year and I'm hitting a snag. I want/need the tree to look pretty realistic, how do I achieve a realistic looking "bark" on the tree? I've seen Allen Hopps' tree gloves tutorial but silicone caulk over the entire costume would be...
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