Coming from years of taking things apart, hacking kid’s toys, owning a copy of Forrest Mims’ Getting Started in Electronics, and plenty of trial and error, this is my story of how I hacked the Golem’s electronics to life.
Learn firsthand what it takes to run FX for a charity haunt.
I come to haunting from a completely different direction that most of my colleagues ... many of whom have some theatrical or set building background. I didn't start out as a home haunter and grow into the pro ranks like many others.
Here are 13 prop ideas to get you started in haunting.
Not all decorations have to be scary. Have some fun with this quick build.
Learn how to animate a character’s mouth to match music or speech.
Purposeful seeming animation using motors ... and psychology!
Give your treaters a nice trick with this menacing but fun prop.
Instead of actors running your haunt, use electronics instead.
Add “fire” to your next display with Ruby's flame, a four foot tall faux flame prop. Part 1
The power supply, electrical, and wrapping it all up. Part 2
Save time and money making decorations with CNC.
This entombed skeleton prop is startling good fun.