This season I did some volunteer work at a local haunted walk (Evil Spirits in Monroe, NJ) and for 2014 I'm going to step up my involvement (I've pretty much decided that any props/work I do will be primarily for them and not much for my home haunt).
I've already started on one piece for them which will be a 12 foot round UFO (at least the front half of it).…Continue
Even though the freak snowstorm on Saturday halved my Halloween Party attendance, all my props and rooms were ready to go for the intrepid souls that made it out!
First, my wife was Ellen Ripley. We bought a flight suit, I threw on some Nostromo patches and armed her with a homemade replica of the flamethrower from the first movie. I was really happy with the way it came out:…Continue
My kingdom for an Alien dome!
Xenomorph Head - So I have a lot of one side painted, and some of the detail in. The next mindbender is the dome. The pic above is…Continue
We're all counting down to Halloween already and basically everything major thing I want to build has been started. Here's a rundown of the builds:
Xenomorph - Tested using a rubberized undercoating as the initial paint - not only do I get some texture, but it's the right color too. Jaw is working and so is the tongue (yes I know it's upside down in these pics).…Continue
In pure multi-tasking mode, as one build is drying another is waiting in the wings. This chest buster will have one properly sized face hugger, one baby "chest-buster" Alien, and then the air-ram to have the little guy bust through the torso (attached to a Monster Guts Nerve Center).
Here's where this build stands as of 7/18:
I'm suddenly having bad chest pains...…Continue