My very own 'Pumpkin Rot' ~Pics Nov.1

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My very own 'Pumpkin Rot' ~Pics Nov.1

Postby CorpseBride » Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:58 pm

Sooo I have been pretty busy working on my Pumpkin Rot character for my yard. For those of you who don't who this genius is head to www.pumpkinrot.com It is not a direct copy, but the idea definitely came from his designs.

This is by far the largest Halloween project I have ever taken on. It is quite time consuming! I am using paper mache pulp which takes AGES to dry. I started working on this over a month ago...here is a little snapshot of the progress thus far...

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Still so much work to do!!!
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Postby Zombie Pumpkins! » Sun Oct 16, 2011 12:57 am

Very ambitious and awesome. Sure, it's a lot of work, but you must be having a blast. How proud you will be of your creation. Now you know how Dr. Frankenstein felt.

Can I join you in your workshop? With an extra set of hands, imagine the monsters we could make. I have an extra brain you can place in your monster. Used to belong to an Abby Normal, I think.

Also, these photos make for a fun "spot the ZP's" game. I see a sticker and your custum shoes. I hope they help inspire you, while they oversee your work.
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Postby zombombie » Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:33 am

This looks superb! You've done amazingly well! I can't wait to see it finished :D
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Postby mechanik63 » Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:49 am

wow that is great, cant wait to see the final product!!
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Postby nosferatu » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:02 am

Me too. Looks fantastic and I can't wait to see the finished thing. Inspires me to try something like this next year
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Postby GUS » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:17 am

I'd marry a girl with a workshop like that!
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Postby Dadja » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:42 am

GUS wrote:I'd marry a girl with a workshop like that!


Get in line GUS! :)

Great stuff CB!
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Postby paddy_babe » Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:37 am

The Papier mache pulp/clay takes AGES to dry doesn't it! I've done 4 pumpkins in the last week with it and I ended up putting them in the oven on the lowest heat! I got 5 more to do (for friends) and then I can start on mine!
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Postby ghostface » Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:19 am

Excellent work CB!!! :D
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Postby Tricksy Faery » Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:48 am

Looks awesome. I'm going to try using papier mache pulp. 8)
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Postby wookie66 » Sun Oct 16, 2011 12:24 pm

You can also try a website called Hauntproject.com for some other good ideas. I think pumpkinrot is on there as well.
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Postby sloaner » Sun Oct 16, 2011 2:38 pm

The head looks great so far. Keep us posted on the progress.
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Postby monstermash » Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:57 pm

I love progress pics. How sad is that?!!
He's coming along nicely CB. I fancy doing some pumpkinrot inspired work one of these days. What are you going to call him?
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Postby OrangeOrb » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:43 am

paddy_babe wrote:The Papier mache pulp/clay takes AGES to dry doesn't it! I've done 4 pumpkins in the last week with it and I ended up putting them in the oven on the lowest heat!


This site has a recipe for a paper-mache type material that is supposed to dry much faster. I haven't tested it out yet, but I hope to this week.

http://ultimatepapermache.com/paper-mache-clay
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Postby OrangeOrb » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:47 am

Your creation looks amazing. I can't wait to see it completed.
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