Corpse Bride Tombstones ~ Poe ~ Frankenstein and His Bride ~

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Corpse Bride Tombstones ~ Poe ~ Frankenstein and His Bride ~

Postby CorpseBride » Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:03 am

I just finished my first tombstone, and I must say I really enjoyed doing it! I wish I could find a job that would allow me to create things like that every day!! A girl can dream.....

I also attached some pictures of another one that I started this afternoon. I hope to have it finished tomorrow...weather pending...

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This was by total fluke that my cat snuck in the picture.....

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Postby CombichristGirl » Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:07 am

:o :shock: freaking awesome!!!!! i love the paint job. i love that speckle effect!!! i want to see more im fiendin' i love this stuff!!! i feel you on the wanting to do it for a living. your right we can dream :)
PS ill be over in the morning to collect the cheetos !! :lol: :P :)
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Postby Zombie Pumpkins! » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:18 am

Nice work, especially if it's your first. You're gonna get the prop building bug and eventually have a full graveyard. ;) I like the Nevermore one with the raven. Right before you posted this I was listening to a recording of Poe's The Raven. I just love the rhythm of his writing.

And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door,
That I scarce was sure I heard you, here I opened wide the door,
Darkness there, and nothing more.
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Postby GUS » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:19 am

I am also impressed (by the way you kept cheeto's orange out of the overall colour scheme) :lol:

Brilliant visual tieing together CP. majorly impressed.
& hell, if you want to do it, do it, see what you can get for them on etsy / ebay, theres plenty of folk out there with neither the time or the inclination, nor the skill or the tools.

So price up your time & see if it works.
Lots of brown packaging tape, knife & scissors + free grocery boxes from the supermarket for rigidity.

both you & CCG need to stop pondering & start selling, especially awesome with the photography,...commanding extra dollar!
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Postby zombombie » Sun Sep 26, 2010 5:32 am

Wow :o LOVE the Poe tombstone. I'd buy that in a second ;) Amazing work!
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Postby pagemaster1993 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:45 am

Love the Poe one, great job on your tombstones.
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Postby matspud » Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:23 am

I agree with GUS , Go into production and make same cash.
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Postby CombichristGirl » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:02 am

god it would be awesome. even though its light and doesnt really take all that much time id be affraid of shipping because of the size of the stones
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Postby GUS » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:09 am

Well weigh up oblongcentric ones or whatever works best with the mail system, you'd be surprised, i've sent cello's through the post before wrapped in card & styrene!
..you try to work around the hand your dealt! do a few tests & costings, look at frame rigidity, work it into the equation as to what works best, don't necesarily think single if you need to sell doubles or triples.

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Postby punchi » Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:38 am

How did you get the patterns on the headstone They look embossed. That is awesome work!
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Postby Nikki » Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:14 pm

Those look fantasic! You did some amazing work!

How long did it take you to finish just one of them? They look like a lot of time and effort went in to them :)

If that's one thing we never see around these parts it would have to be good old fashion Tombstones
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Postby Ajax » Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:19 pm

The kids in the way of the bride :x just kidding :lol: Nice tombies look way better then anything you could buy at the store.
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Postby pagemaster1993 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:27 pm

I alway thought about buying on of those styrofoam ones at the stores but I'm afraid one of my cats will claw it up.
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Postby SuperSonic » Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:32 pm

Awesome work CB!
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Postby monstermash » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:27 pm

Wow! **jaw drops**
Those are amazing!!! You've got a real talent there. I feel the same, I would love a job that just lets you make stuff like that everyday.
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