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EHAG Emporium July Giveaway!

EHAG Emporium July Giveaway!

Posted on 20. Jul, 2010 by The Crypt Keeper.

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The Eclectic Halloween Artists Group is having a spooky giveaway! It’s free to enter, all you need to do is leave a comment on their blog! You can find the link here: http://ehagemporium.blogspot.com/2010/07/july-giveaway.html

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Halloween Coloring Book by LittleRainey Illustration

Halloween Coloring Book by LittleRainey Illustration

Posted on 02. Feb, 2009 by The Crypt Keeper.

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Here is a super creepy 7 page coloring book for the little Goblins thanks to LittleRainey Illustration. This is a perfect at-home or school activity for the younger Halloween enthusiasts. It comes complete with a cute Vampire, Ghost, Witch, Frankenstein, Cat and Jack-O-Lantern.

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Halloween Art by DeadSpider

Halloween Art by DeadSpider

Posted on 24. Jan, 2009 by The Crypt Keeper.

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Beyond the macabre magnets and potion bottle labels, DeadSpider is the very reason I created HalloweenCenter. A self proclaimed Halloween fanatic, her artistic abilities bleed into spooky prop design using mediums like paper mache, plasticine clay, resin, foam and paperclay.

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How to Take Night Pictures of Your Yard Haunt or Prop.

How to Take Night Pictures of Your Yard Haunt or Prop.

Posted on 13. Jan, 2009 by The Crypt Keeper.

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Taking a picture of your yard haunt during the day simply doesn’t do it justice. We all want to give our pictures that spooky feel that you can only get from darkness, but taking pictures at night can be very challenging because of the lack of light and the images usually end up smudged, blurry or way too dark.

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How to make a Halloween Windowkin

How to make a Halloween Windowkin

Posted on 05. Jan, 2009 by The Crypt Keeper.

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In addition to making creepy Windowkins, Jessica and her husband Jamie host an annual yard haunt that includes a Jack-O-Lantern display that is out of this world. In 2008 they featured 50 different pumpkins!

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How to Photograph a Jack-O-Lantern

How to Photograph a Jack-O-Lantern

Posted on 05. Jan, 2009 by The Crypt Keeper.

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This tutorial is for the amateur and semi-professional photographer. Beginners will have a hard time with this, but are encouraged to read on and learn more about studio photography as well as harnessing the full potential of a DSLR camera.

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Jack-O-Lantern Stencil from John Carpenter’s Halloween

Jack-O-Lantern Stencil from John Carpenter’s Halloween

Posted on 28. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

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Anyone that loves Halloween has seen John Carpenter’s original Halloween (1978). Do you remember the Jack-O-Lantern during the introduction? I personally thought it was the coolest and freakiest jack-o-lantern I had ever seen and wanted to bring it back to life.

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Jack-O-Lantern Patterns

Jack-O-Lantern Patterns

Posted on 27. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

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Have you tried finding pumpkin patterns online? Are you becoming disgruntled because you can’t find a quality pattern. Are you pulling out your hair because everyone wants you to empty your pockets for a simple pattern?

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