Make a graveyard something scarier?

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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby lessanguish9 » Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:12 pm

Why not set up some flying ghosts? If you have a slide projector, you could get a ghost slide and set up some kind of transparent film in the graveyard and project it on that, too.

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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby adrian » Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:16 pm

also you should try working with lighting/ shadows. create shadows that no one wants to go near :)
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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby Rigormortor » Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:05 pm

MacPhantom wrote:Zombies. Hands down. Nothing makes a graveyard scarier than zombies wandering through it. If you can get a few mates together, do 'em up as zombies and have 'em wander and moan. Mind they go easy on the little kiddies, but anyone 12ish or older is fair game for being chased by the shambling dead.

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Yes, Zombies are great, I bought about 6 of those scarecrows that every store sells and put them around the yard in various places, then bought 6 "Jason" Hockey masks and put them on them, they look good in the dark.....
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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby adrian » Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:16 pm

i haven't seen anyone do scare crows :) that's pretty awesome!! i bet with the right lighting that would look awesome!!

do you have any pictures :)
Last night 'twas witching Hallowe'en
Dearest; an apple russet- brown
I pared, and thrice above my crown
Whirled the long skin; they watched in keen;
I flung it far; they laughed and cried me shame
Dearest, there lay the letter of your name!

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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby MacPhantom » Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:16 pm

*Pssst!* Hey, c'mere! I'll let youse in on a little secret........

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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby ElGuapoGuano » Tue Sep 29, 2009 12:22 pm

I typically do a graveyard scene in the front yard. I like to mix it up though. Here is a pic from my setup last year. The fence, the hanging spiders, and the skeleton on the tree were all new last year...

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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby adrian » Tue Sep 29, 2009 12:26 pm

i love the picture of your grave yard :) i can't wait to post some of ours :)
Last night 'twas witching Hallowe'en
Dearest; an apple russet- brown
I pared, and thrice above my crown
Whirled the long skin; they watched in keen;
I flung it far; they laughed and cried me shame
Dearest, there lay the letter of your name!

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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby Spookymufu » Tue Sep 29, 2009 2:11 pm

ElGuapoGuano wrote:I typically do a graveyard scene in the front yard. I like to mix it up though. Here is a pic from my setup last year. The fence, the hanging spiders, and the skeleton on the tree were all new last year...


looks like you have Freddy Kruger lurking in there too!
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Re: Make a graveyard something scarier?

Postby adrian » Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:10 pm

Spookymufu wrote:
ElGuapoGuano wrote:I typically do a graveyard scene in the front yard. I like to mix it up though. Here is a pic from my setup last year. The fence, the hanging spiders, and the skeleton on the tree were all new last year...


looks like you have Freddy Kruger lurking in there too!



you know i was this close to commenting on that lol
Last night 'twas witching Hallowe'en
Dearest; an apple russet- brown
I pared, and thrice above my crown
Whirled the long skin; they watched in keen;
I flung it far; they laughed and cried me shame
Dearest, there lay the letter of your name!


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