Category: Miscellaneous Props

Yule Log Video – Propmaking

Posted: 9 May, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Propmaking, Miscellaneous Props

I helped out my 'ol friend Edmond Hawkins by making some props and special effects gore for a feature-length yule log video. The spooky book was made with an old Sesame Street trick, using globs of hot glue to add some dimension to the cover.

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Live Bonnaroo Intro – Weird Al

Posted: 9 February, 2013-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Propmaking, Miscellaneous Props

I was asked to help out with sets/props for a live concert introduction with Weird Al. ...even though the team had just finished a very grueling shoot, there's no way we would have missed this chance! It was fun to work on a project that was happening live, doing things like operating the number counter [...]

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Dr. Oz Show Graphics

Posted: 31 March, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Propmaking, Miscellaneous Props

I filled in on The Dr. Oz Show for a few weeks when my friend Mike Pantuso needed someone to cover for him while he was busy with another project. There were so many bottles of pills to re-label! And foods that needed tiny signs!

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One-day-project: Giant Car-Smashing Mallet Machines

Posted: 3 March, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Propmaking, Miscellaneous Props

I worked on a pilot for a television show with a brutal schedule: one day to build everything, and one day to shoot the episode. Wow! I built four steel frames to hold each pneumatically-operated mallet, and when some alterations were requested, I modified the design so that the mallets would swing perpendicular to the [...]

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Halloween Monster – 2011

Posted: 3 February, 2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 2-Categories: Propmaking, Miscellaneous Props-Tags: willkrause, critters, costumes

I needed to make a last-minute Halloween costume, so I glued together this mask from an old cardboard box, feathers leftover from a stork puppet I made a while back, and some felt, pipe cleaners, and - of course - a handful of plastic googly eyes.

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