Archive for March 2010

LEGO FCG (Flying Crank Ghost)

March 21, 2010

After having no luck finding a rotissere motor at the local thrift stores, I decided to build a LEGO FCG.  This was my first attempt at an FCG and I was pretty un-sure of the mechanics.  After building it in LEGOs I am more confident in building a full size version.  I will have to […]

Like Minds

March 15, 2010

I love it that my non-haunter friends and family think I am nuts to start working on props this early in the year yet when I check out the forums I see people gearing up or in full gear for 2010.  Is it crazy to spend 15 hours creating a papier mache skeleton when I could […]

Work In Progress: Haunted Pumpkin Patch

March 10, 2010

For my first yard haunt (October 2010) I am planing on having a few different “scenes”.  The first that I have planned out is a haunted pumpkin patch.  Many of last years pumpkins will be used with the addition of 4-6 mini pumpkins, a big mama pumpkin, a skeleton, a ghost lamp, and a few Grump […]

Work In Progress: Random Head Forms

March 10, 2010

I picked up two wig foam heads from a local beauty supply store to use as molds for heads. I stared by covering the head with coffee filters soaked in water.  This was done to help the paper mache release once dry.  I love coffee filters for getting into intricate shapes and curves.  Once the head was […]