Trading tips for dark displays and prop production.
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By purple1worm
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I'm working on a witch theme. I already have a life size witch and cauldron.
This year to add to my yard I'm making witch silhouettes that I will paint black. I will paint a background for them too (not sure what yet).

I started with these 2 pics. A few years back I used the graph method to enlarge stencils for my window'kins. I opted this time to try improvising my own projector. I printed my pics and then traced them onto clear sheet protectors.
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I had trouble getting the pic on the left to the height I wanted so I modified it a little.
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I think think they turned out alright but not as tall as I would have liked. They are a little under 5 feet each.
Next to cut and paint them. :D
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By pagemaster1993
#92301
If your looking for something extra special Astmosfear Fx released a witch themed package this year.
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I've wanted to make my own Halloween wreath for a few years now. I'm very happy I did. Think it came out pretty good!
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I started with a pool noodle. hot glued and duck tapped it together.
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Tried spray painting it but the paint would not stick to the surface. I opted to cover it entirely with the black duck tape. Image
I covered it in Halloween garland but had trouble adding the lights. So started over and strung the lights on 1st.
I found these cool battery powered white bats and purple spiders. Then wrapped it in garland, black with purple and orange spiders!
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And finally finished it off with some cool sparkly accessories from Micheal's!
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By purple1worm
#95787
Here's some pics from my 2015 Display!
Was really happy with my Witch silhouettes.
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My friend posing next to one.Image
My witch and her cauldron!
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A friend made a papier mache man eating plant I displayed it next to my carving of Audrey and the patch master.
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By Cirrus
#95792
Those all look great! I love how the witch turned out, and I think I'm going to have to try the pool noodle wreath. Great idea!
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By amandap80
#96261
Those look great purpleworm! Did you just use ambient light to get them to show up? I have tried to use spot lights and the result is sketchy.
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By purple1worm
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amandap80 wrote:Those look great purpleworm! Did you just use ambient light to get them to show up? I have tried to use spot lights and the result is sketchy.
I taped a string of red Halloween lights to the back of each of the silhouettes. I think it worked pretty well.