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LED tutorial
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This is a simple and cost effective way to make LED spotlights for your show, display, or home. The LEDS were purchased from www.Niktronixonline.com and the power suppy/ transformers were purchased from www.sciplus.com
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Mold banding strap
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A mold banding strap is standard for most making kits and seen in many mask making shops- but they are a pain to figure out- this is the simplest explanation I can possibly post, because they do make life easier.
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cemetary painting
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Adding details to an animation in Dark Hour haunted houses graveyard
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costume distressing techniques
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Krampus costume
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Krampus hands
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Krampus mask
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Fixing a bluckie - Hands
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I take the easily attainable but looking horrible bluckie and make it into a decent base for corpsing.
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Home depot foam in a silicone mold
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This is silka foam run into a silicone mold, it happens to be a silicone life cast. The foam performed very well so I can recommend this foam for this use
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Making foam horns
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This is Sika foam from Home Depot. I make a simple Tyvek pattern by welding two halves together with a soldering iron. Then I pour in the A/B foam from home depot and use a plastic cup inside as a form. Simple and easy!
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airbrush basics 1- the airbrush and compressor
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This is part one of a five part airbrush video series breaking down the function of the airbrush, a bit about compressors, and they differences in types of airbrushes.
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basic use of the airbrus
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This is part three- This video will go over basic use of the airbrush- It will cover a drill for refining your technique as well as a short explanation/ exploration of stencils and their use.
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Airbrush basics make up
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LED candles
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Jake walks you through making LED candles with LEDs from LighthouseLEDs
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Silicone caulk and Naptha thinning tests
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Silicone caulk thinned with Naptha is a pretty awesome material- you can tint it any color with oil paints and it dries nice and glossy. Ive used it for vomit, blood, general filth, and for making a silicone paint for silicone masks or other projects.
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Scenic painting UV paint
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This is some out door filler that looks very Halloween and is done in UV paint. Its not 3D but it is UV reactuve. I use a mix of Day-Glo and Wildfire paints. I prefer Day-Glo as they are brighter but Im using what we have.
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maggot build
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Here I show a simple creature making technique of foam carving upholstery foam. This ca be used to make all kinds of creatures, not just maggots! If you want to cover with fur then you can make things like cats dogs and pigs in the same fashion. Go Make Stuff!
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Make snakes
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These snakes are posable and have a lot of action if you even slightly animate what they are attached to. You can vary the look and color of each snake and they are a realistic length and girth.
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scenic paint
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A rough hewn field stone wall. I used 1" foam brushes and 3" brushes. Only black and white paint was used. Vines and moss will be added for detail.
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Easy mummy wrap/ Bandages
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A super quick tip on how to make a garment look wrapped like a mummy or swaddled in bandages- very comfy and not that hot to wear.
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Build with sticky paper
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In this video Im building an alien body for an alien area in my show. Im using a little known technique called sticky paper, It works very well to build sturdy forms that have decent detail. Go make stuff!
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Strapping and painting half masks
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Arm extension from Crutches
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Add a motion sensor to a moving critter
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a sequel to Moving Critters, using a simple motion alarm to make the critter move when guests pass by.
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Oil clay quickie
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A very brief sampling of detailing a sculpt with oil based clay.
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foam filling masks with home depot foam
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The day after I shot the video I checked the masks again- after the foams full cure time the foam was very firm and rigid. I bet it would work fine for fence posts and save a ton of time!
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scenic painting 2
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Using a yardstick, a square, spray paint, house paint and foam brushes Im painting 2 wall panels to look like a house exterior for one of the sets in my black and white haunt. Total time invested is about 45 minutes.
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Set painting 3
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another super simple set painting piece that shows two different effects!
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quickie fire place
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customizing Finger extensions
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Evil gingerbread prop
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We do a scary christmas show at Dark Hour and I thought a small army of these guys would be dangerous and delicious!!! Us this simple sand wiching technique to make all kinds of things...posable prop hands, ginger bread men, even an alien face hugger
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MAke a Krampus belt
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Sculpting an Orc
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Make Foam Armor bracers
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How to make EVA foam bracers, and a technique on how to pattern armor pieces. The foam I get from Harbor freight it is used for floor mats.
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Horns and tongue
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I had a lot of questions about my new way of doing Krampus horns and a few about Krampus tongues. So here are these new techniques.
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Drop window
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faux stone pedastal base
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These are a great graveyard addition, put them under urns, statues, potted ferns, all kinds of haunt decor uses!
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prop steaks
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This is a fun and easy way to make prop steaks for a butcher scene in your haunt. This idea came from Virgil Taylor who owns ressurection studios
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Easy brain in a jar
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With silicone caulk, tinfoil, and some paint you can make a pretty convincing brain in a jar for a lab scene or a testing facility
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scary wreath
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This wreath is a variation on one I saw in Nightmare before Christmas. It is a simple design and a fun project- it takes about 20 min and $15.
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fright props motor
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This is a mini lesson on motors and such. I get mine from www.Frightprops.com and I use these motors for all kinds of animations.
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one piece plaster mold
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This is a simple plaster mold from which I will make a latex pull. The process is great for half masks and any sculpt with minimal undercuts.
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distressing jars and bottles witch jars
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Castle set painting
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This is old school 2D haunt art.
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making a pumpkin
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How to make a 24" pumpkin out of great stuff foam for about $10.
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Prop knife sheath
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I'm making a knife sheath for a prop knife I will use for a character. I use a thrift store leather purse for materials.
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Making moving bugs
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This technique can be applied hundreds of ways, great in a lab or kitchen, even a kids room. Bugs are creepiest when they move. here are the magnets I used- $2.99 for 10
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Great stuff video
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Great stuff is a haunted house staple- lets see what it can do!
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latex mask painting
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a full run through of painting a latex mask. I get the plastidip glossifier from an auto parts store
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Adding hair to a latex mask
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Witch cabinet
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This is a series of techniques as opposed to a specific project. You can use this decorating techniques on lots of things (frames, curios, walls...etc). The final product is a great display piece for haunts or homes depending on the theme you choose.
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Latex Halloween mask modification
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This covers repainting of a Latex Halloween mask in case you want to alter a mask you already have- color can do wonders for a mask.
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Pouring a Latex mask in a plaster mold
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This is a very requested video to clear up the final phase of the latex mask making process turning your bucket of latex and plaster mold into a wearable mask.
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Easy Cob webs
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Make these webs with a $10 Harbor Freight airbrush and with Weldwood contact cement from home depot.
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Wet look product
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This is a product spotlight - I often need to make things that have a Wet look and this is great for that! Masks, props, tons of things need to have that shiny, glossy look. I have switched to this product for that use.
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corpsing 2
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This is a redo/update of my plastic corpsing video- lots of new tricks in this that didnt make it into the last one.
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Clacker gloves with sparks
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This is how I make gloves for sliding (A haunted house scare technique) or to just use as scary clacker gloves- a great hand prop for actors
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Tree monster gloves
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Making silicone gloves for a tree monster costume, simple and cheap technique.
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quick and dirty mask painting
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Painting several of the same masks in different color schemes so you can see the contrast and technique.
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Scarecrow
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Making a Full size decorative scarecrow for $15. easy 3 hour project.
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Making a mouse
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Making a mouse for an actor prop or as a set piece, they are very inexpensive and realistic.
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Making Armor
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Making prop/costume armor from closed cell foam.
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Spell book
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asylum cage
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How to make a head cage for an asylum costume or to hold a display animal.
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monkey sculpt and mold
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Tooth plate .m4v
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Making prop teeth for sets, costumes, props, masks. nice grungy looking teeth on the cheap! I purchased the glue stix from www.glu-stix.com
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Silicone Sheet Mold
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Making a simple silicone sheet mold in order to produce resin castings. The silicone was purchased from www.BITYmoldsupply.com as well as the resin. Really great for producing small items.
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Witch Charms Sculpts
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Making foam barrels
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Making fiberglass wall sconces
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Im using a silicone mold and fiberglass to make skull sconce light fixtures
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meat hooks
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Making inexpensive meat hooks for your haunt.
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Half mask mold
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plastic corpsing
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Silicone gloves on the cheap
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Making Prop weaponry
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Painting Come ere Pumpkin
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airbrush quickie
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graveyard statue
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I have seen them done before, but never with spray on bedliner- that is my addition. I used 5 cans for this project.
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Making Prop Radio equipment
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Making scene filling prop radio equipment for a haunt set. The same concept can be used for lab equipment ect.
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Drop window latch mechanism
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Haunt robe fast and easy
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This simple robe or poncho of doom is a great base for many different types of haunt costumes.
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Hand extensions
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tentacle
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vampire killing kit
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This is a how to for a vampire killing kit.
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Making huge buttons
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How to make large buttons for costumes or masks. Very simple and inexpensive. Eyes like Coraline or a doll, or even a scarecrow.
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Gelatin for appliances and wounds
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Crows and Bats
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boggart box
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This is a great concept for an actor distraction tool and a small scare itself. Lots of fun and easy to work in to any set.
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How to foam fill masks cheaply
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This is an easy an inexpensive way to foam fill prop heads for haunt use. It takes advantage of the annoying foam that gorilla glue makes as it cures.
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big dog
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Im making a huge dog head for my monster museum
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gorilla mutant sculpt
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feegee mermaid
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How to quickly and easily make a fee gee mermaid sideshow gaff from a small skeleton.
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Making a monster chest/costume soft sculpt
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This is a super useful technique for making creature costumes, not limited to chests whole costumes can be made this same way.
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Making vines for sets inexpensively
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Human pelt
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Blood on the cheap
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aging a skeleton
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A great technique to add detail to a store bought skeleton.
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intestines
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How to make intestines on the cheap.
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Silicone cup mold
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Making a silicone stack or box mold for casting resin parts
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Ogre Head
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Making a whimsical Ogre head out of paper mache, latex acrylic caulk, and tin foil. total cost $8
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Sugar Skull
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he decoration of a skull mask as a sugar skull. Using sharpie oil based paint markers.
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life cast silicone
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Making a life cast in Gel-10 silicone from www.Bitymoldsupply.com . The head cast mold can be used over and over to make plaster, foam, or resin heads.
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leather mask DIY
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red and blue effect
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This shows how red and blue lights effect red and blue paints. There are so many possibilities of you can do with this in a haunt setting.
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moving critters
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making mini animatronics on the cheap using toy animals that move.
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Maggots
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boiler room body
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An expansion on the clear tape video I did a few weeks ago. I wanted you guys to see a full application of it- so all the possibilities were more apparent.
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Making Corn
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This is how i cheaply knock out making fake corn stalks for haunts and shows and stuff. Very low cost per stalk and about 15min work in each one.
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Aging furniture
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A quick video showing how I age furniture. These stools are going to be used at a renaissance festival. Simple and quick way to set them in a different time period.
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leather armor
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This is making a dragon scale leather armor panel, however the techniques here can be used to make all kinds of things.
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kappa
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This is how i made the Kappa display for my monster museum, and the techniques used can be used to make many other things
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steampunk gages
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Ice gore snot
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Making fake ice for props or costumes- and gore or ectoplasm.
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Restraint Mask
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How to make an asylum style restraint mask. Very simple and inexpensive- Made popular by Hannibal Lecter- great for haunted houses.
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posable body form
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making a posable body form for a haunted house out of easily accessible materials.
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Corpsing with caulk
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Alternative to using latex when corpsing- Latex acrylic caulk is used here and you can see the results and technique.
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Clear tape bodies
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this is a great technique for making prop bodies or monster bodies for your haunt. super simple with just saran wrap and clear packing tape. Make whole bodies for about $10
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Shrunken head
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Vomit for sets
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This is a great way to make vomit that looks fresh for years in your haunt sets. Two different formulas give you different cost and look options.
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