Small Monsters.

Video production update: preparing to shoot.

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Scarecrows at midnight.

One night, while I was fooling around with bits of stuff, small monsters began to assemble themselves. Before I realized what was happening, I was outnumbered.

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Halloween engagement

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Halloween Night.

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The long view. 

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And, like the Morning After, the video project crawls toward its end, not daring to look back.

Happy haunts!

 


 

Kansas City’s Haunted Attraction,The Beast, Adopts Dark Oak’s Aracni-apes.

Now, there is another reason to fear “The Beast.”

This Halloween, two new monsters will be lurking in the huge haunted attraction known as The Beast. Having taken care of them for a year, I can tell you, they are always hungry.

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The Aracni-ape is an instinct-driven hunter. This breed likes to hang from trees, feigning death to lure in prey that get too curious.

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This playing ‘possum breed can be found in forests, swamps, and caves, any habitat that provides concealment for its drop-down ambush tactics. That includes old buildings.

I hate to see them go, but care & feeding of these guys was getting problematic. I’m sure the staff at The Beast are better suited to care for these little monsters. After all, they have been looking after their pet ‘gators and Medusa, the world’s largest anaconda in captivity, for years. What a happy home The Beast will make for the aracni-apes.

The second breed, shown below, is the more deadly of the two. It prefers to stalk its prey.

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The deadly dasher.

Should you visit any of the other Full Moon Productions haunted attractions, keep in mind, these creatures could be in any of them. There is no guarantee they will stay in The Beast.  Watch out for them in The Edge of Hell, The Chambers of Poe, or in the Macabre Cinema attractions.

**The aracni-apes are the intellectual property of Dark Oak Creations.

Happy haunts!

 

Swamp Witch.

Meanwhile, deep in the swamp . . .

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“Go forth, my child!”

“Stay off the track to Hattie’s shack, in the back of the Black Bayou.”

Lyrics from Swamp Witch, Jim Stafford, 1974.

Check out the entire recording matched with some cool artwork on Youtube.

Photo by Dark Oak Creations.

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Spring has Sprung.

The ice has melted. Some one did not use enough chain and concrete block.  Rookies.

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When the ice melts, winter’s secrets are revealed.                                             Dark Oak Creations, 2017.

“Take away the horror of the situation. Take away the tragedy of her death. Take away all the moral and ethical considerations you’ve had drummed into you since childhood, and what are you left with? A 105 lb. problem.”

Kyle Fisher, Very Bad Things
–from TVtropes.
When I go on a wandering photo shoot, I never know what I’ll find. Enjoy.
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Jack o’ Lantern

I often have left over spray or hard foam from a large project.

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01/2017 It is never too early to start Halloween!

I dislike wasting materials or time.

The “leftover” extra raw foam I put to use getting a start on smaller projects like this Jack o’ Lantern. Jack will become the head of a scarecrow by September. Also, it is almost impossible to create a Halloween type project without becoming excited for the witching season all over again. Benefits all around!

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