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Cut Limes Like A Bartender
Kidnapped Mermaid Costume
Killer Shoe Mod - Add Spikes to Your Heels
Turn Grape Juice into Delicious Wine
Jello shots without the trash
Zero from the Nightmare Before Christmas
Zipper Flower Hair Clip
I think I am going to try out your drywall mud and newspaper technique in the future. It didn't seem like the right choice for this workshop, but I have a big tub of drywall mud and plenty of future papier maché projects that I think it would be a good fit for.I didn't know much about the workshop participants, so I wanted to cater to the lowest level beginner. In the end we have some really talented makers in the class, but given the short time, I'm glad we kept things simple.The problem with the model magic was that pressing it onto the plaster mask base was causing the plaster to crack, and the model magic lifted off the plaster as it dried.The solution we settled on was reinforcing the bases with additional plaster strips, baking them in a toaster oven and then making sure people were careful when applying the clay to the masks.The model magic was allowed to dry for about an hour, and then we wrapped the masks entirely in felt to make sure everything held together. The clay wasn't fully dry when covered with felt, so some participants smushed the featured they had sculpted while appliying the felt, but that could usually be repaired.
Home stretch!Things are coming together. We have started decorating our house in the hopes of luring more trick-or-treaters this year (we usually only get a few).One thing I'm really excited about are our teal pumpkins for the teal pumpkin project, which promotes giving out non-food treats to kids with allergies and special diets. We bought foam pumpkins on clearance last November and have painted and started carving them.
I love the butterflies on the headpiece!
Aluminium Can Roses
Vibrator - a Layered Shot
Shredder & the Foot Clan Costumes
so funny i love but i allready have a costume :(
Winter Is Coming Cocktail
The photos for how the backpack attaches are on step 4. You may need to alter how you attach the dummy to your pack to suit your needs.Experiment with a combination of ties, glue and tape until you are satisfied that it is securely attached and you can comfortably wear it.
Can you explain or send more detailed pictures as to how to attach the backpack Thanks so much
Sweet Peach Trepanation
Lentil and Wild Rice Stuffed Peppers
I considered using pre-made masks as the base, but I'm being hired to run the workshop as a corporate team-building exercise, so I don't want to lose the collaborative part of the process. Covering a partner's face in plaster strips is the only real "team" aspect of the mask making, and it's also one of the most fun parts. I'm going to use microwaves and toaster ovens to speed up the plaster drying time.
I'm covering both the front and inside of the masks with felt.I experimented with a few options over the weekend and I am pretty happy with using balled up paper towel over the plaster base and then covering that with glue and felt.
Model Magic has a specific warning against putting it in a microwave or oven, so I'm not comfortable heating it up.I will, however use microwaves and toaster ovens to speed up the drying time on the plaster face casts that we are using as the base.
Genie on a Flying Carpet Costume
Aw wow! That's so convenient! I love that, and you said it was far from perfect!
Baked Zucchini Coins
Vault Door Wedding Invitation
Adult to Toddler T-shirt
Flat-pack Playa Bar
Cat Shelves and Hideaway
Build a Bed in the Back of your Van
Mechanical Iris Greeting Card
Firefly Card with Conductive Ink
Laser Cut Plinko Game
Easy Fun Fur Vest
Rocketeer Rocket Pack from Trash
Headless Bride from Duct Tape
What a perfect topic for week 4! I really do need help and advice this week! I'm teaching a Halloween mask making workshop this month, but I've been asked to condense it into one 8 hour day. In the past I've always split up mask-making over a few days to allow drying time for plaster and air dry clay or paper clay. I'm simplifying things (doing half masks instead of my usual articulated jaw masks) but I can't figure out how to squeeze the sculpting into a few hours.This weekend I experimented with Crayola Model Magic and I really wasn't happy with the results.Are there any alternatives to air dry clay, paper clay, papier mache, and model magic that can be dried/set quickly or covered in felt while still not 100% set?Do you have any tips for getting good results with sculpting model magic on top of a plaster mask?I'm based in the Yukon and don't have time to order specialty supplies online, but I have someone down south who can bring me anything available at Michaels in time for the class. My budget is about $20 per mask.
Hanger wire, either from some dry cleaner coat hangers or on a roll from the hardware store is poseable and fairly light weight. It will hold pipe insulation or pool noodles in the shape you want. If you need something stronger (if it needs to hold up something heavier than the foam), you can use pvc pipe and bend it into the shape you want with the help of a heat gun (but it will be fixed in one position).
Medals of Honour
Vinyl Record Bookends
Porkamacon! Ham-stuffed pork wrapped in bacon
Cardboard Airplane - from 3D model to parade costume
According to the Pixar wiki, Kevin should be 13 feet tall, but my ceilings are not that high!I don't have an exact measurement, but for scale, we're 5'11" and 6'3" .
The subject line of a newsletter can also have a huge impact on how many people choose to open the newsletter and read it.
Dr. Seuss-inspired Hair
for *her* - Kevin is a girl, oops
Week 3 already!We finished Kevin (the bird from Up) this weekend and I've started drafting my instructable for him. The first step for me, when writing an instructable for a big project like this is to review all my progress shots, selecting the best photos and grouping them into steps. Then, after I have titled the steps and put them in the order I want, I start filling in the details.
If you don't have a laser cutter you can print out the pdf templates. I would recommend measuring your child's hips and then scaling the width of the plane to fit.
Dishwasher Clean/Dirty Magnet
Is there any way to get exact measurements for each piece? I don't have access to a laser cutter but would like to try to cut them out with a razor blade to make a plane for my daughter who is going to be Amelia Earhart for Halloween.
Monkey Brains Cocktail
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