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I'm still trying to build the fence I wanted to do last year for my cemetery. I have most of the stuff I need but I am also in the middle of prepping my house so I can paint it. Need to build one more zombie and two more tombstones.
 

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well with just a month left trying to finish my hears then start a bone horse and coffin don't think im going to get it done
 

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You can always try. I usually finish with about a week to spare.

This is what I have done thus far. I finished the ribbing, duck taped the entire thing and have put on the first layer of paper mache. It's now a waiting game for it to dry. Plus there are some massive rain storms headed this way. I'm hoping it will be dry enough to get a second layer on today yet. I'm now off to build the structure for the creep wish me luck.







The pipe in the back is for the fog machine.
 

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This is amazing. I am doing a witchy themed party this year and was just wondering what I was going to do for a cauldron... Can't wait to see what you do with it!
 

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Well it's time for a update. It's not a good one as I'm almost finished but I accidentally messed of the frame. I didn't see that his right arm actually has a PVC frame to it as well. So now I have to cut the shoulder area and figure out how to splice the arm segment in there. Anyways here's a picture.

 

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Oh wow. That looks so awesome. I really want to make this guy but I think I lack the know-how for it (for the moment anyway). I think this is going to be a really good looking prop when you're done with him.
 

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So now I have to cut the shoulder area and figure out how to splice the arm segment in there.
I did mine without any of the external framing. Just fuse the upper (holding arm) at the elbow in a natural looking position with screws, glue, whatever, then use a screw through an oversized hole in the hand to attach it to your stick. The oversized hole should be large enough to leave some wiggle room, but not be big enough for the screw head to pass through. You may or may not need to secure the arm at the shoulder too. I did on mine because it made the torso move a little, which looks cool. The lower (stirring) should just be loosely attached at the shoulder and elbow and attached to the stick at the hand. I think a bent wrist on the stirring hand looks more realistic, like it's taking a little effort to stir. Your creep looks great BTW.
 

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Also I need some input. I'm interested in what others think I should use for the flood light color? I'm thinking the yellow amber or maybe just a plain yellowish light bulb. I don't want it to bright but I want people to notice the details (little skeletons on the cauldron, skull on the stick, etc.)
 
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