Good gracious! Halloween is just around the corner and it is time to start thinking about costumes and candy. And, if you love making your own costumes, decorating your house, and carving kick-butt pumpkins, you should head down to the library. We have a lot of great Halloween materials to make your Halloween as memorably ghoulish as possible. Here are some of our favorite resources:
Special Effects Make-Up by Janus Vinther
From bullet holes to severed fingers, from slashed throats to wounds and burns, Special Effects is a complete easy-to-use guide to creating horrifying make-up.
Extreme Pumpkin Carving by Vic Hood
Step-by-step instruction and a gallery of intricately carved pumpkins. These aren’t your everyday jack-o’-lanterns but elaborate and complex pieces of art.
Maskwork by Jennifer Foreman
Stunning yet practical book that shows you how to design and construct theatrical masks.
Horrorgami by Chris Marks
If you thought origami was just about making peaceful cranes, flowers, and sailboats, you’re in for a wicked treat.
Bow Wow Wow! by Cathie Filian
Cool canine attire.