JustJimAZ

  1. Arizona Myths and Legends Part 1

    Many home and pro haunters have woven local history, myth, and urban legend into their stories. Here are some you might consider incorporating yourself!

    Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine

    May as well start with the BIG one. So many down on their luck folks have been tempted to spend a few days in the Superstition Mountains to see if they can locate the fabled Lost Dutchman’s gold mine. ...
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  2. Witch Doctor Rattle Mod

    Cruising through the thrift stores, I came across this creepy little thing:
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    It is pretty freaky and weird all on its own, but I thought I could give it a makeover. The base seems like a coconut shell sanded smooth and carved. Both sides have the same carving. The teeth are pieces of paper glued inside. A couple of bottle caps inside make the "rattle".

    I started by replacing the hair with the ...
  3. Making a Horror Doll with Paper Mache Part 2

    Last time, I left the doll parts drying. Now they are all dry and ready for paint. There are any number of paint options. For this project, I started by giving all the parts a black base coat.
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    To help the next layers "pop" more clearly, I decide to do a dry brush of white right over the black. I find, when putting colors right on the black, it is easy to muddy them.
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  4. Making a Horror Doll with Paper Mache Part 1

    Thought I'd document how I made this little dolly:
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    First, I started with this doll from a yard sale. The body and limbs are all plastic. The head is rubber.
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    The next thing I did was to separate all the limbs. This is not strictly necessary, especially if you know the pose you want the final doll to be in. Still, this is what I did.
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    To give the ...

    Updated 06-24-2019 at 12:46 PM by JustJimAZ

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