Halloween "haunted" Sign Tutorial
1.I started with a piece of scrap wood. 2. Stained it with dark walnut wax and a coat of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old White. 3....
I designed and built this tree (approx 20 ft. high) for a production of "The Three Lives of Lucy Cabrol", the A-level drama exam piece. It took me three days (27th-29th Nov 2012) to construct it. I made an armature with wood and chicken wire. I then bound/draped the whole structure in strips of muslin and canvas soaked in a solution of paint and PVA glue. The ivy, oak branch and painted texture were added when almost dry.
“ A thousand live bats fluttered from the walls and ceiling while a thousand more swooped over the tables in low black clouds, making the candles in the pumpkins stutter. ”