Making Monsters: Going Ape! Pictures

Every year, Distortions takes its very best and latest props to the Transworld Halloween & Attractions Show in St. Louis, and this year is no exception.

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The Tiki Armature
The Tiki Armature

The Tiki Armature

Mike, Mando and Ed plan the armature for the tiki monster, as Dave captures the moment. 960 1280

  

Tiki Monster Mold

Tiki Monster Mold

Mando prepares the tiki monster mold. 960 1280

  

Clay Tiki Sculpture

Clay Tiki Sculpture

The tiki clay sculpture roughed in. 960 1280

  

Ed Gets the OK

Ed Gets the OK

Ed gets the OK to proceed with the tiki sculpture. 960 1280

  

Mike Wields the Armature

Mike Wields the Armature

Mike wields the tiki armature. 960 1280

  

Working on the Mold

Working on the Mold

Ed works on the details of the tiki mold. 960 1280

  

Shooting in Hawaii

Shooting in Hawaii

Ed, Marsha and Jordu try to blend in while shooting in Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Pointing Out the View

Pointing Out the View

Jordu pointing out the spectacular view in paradise aka Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Ed's Musical Stylings

Ed's Musical Stylings

Ed attempts to impress Jordu with his musical stylings. 960 1280

  

A Puppet Show in Hawaii

A Puppet Show in Hawaii

Ed, Marsha and Jordu watch a puppet show while in Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Enjoying the Hawaiian Culture

Enjoying the Hawaiian Culture

Ed, Marsha and Jordu enjoy the Hawaiian culture. 960 1280

  

Pouring Plaster

Pouring Plaster

Mando pours plaster onto the tiki mold. 960 1280

  

Watch Your Arm!

Watch Your Arm!

Ed, obviously overworked -- and about to get his arm bit off. 960 1280

  

The Crew Poses

The Crew Poses

The Distortions crew pose with the tiki mold after installing it. 960 1280

  

Make My Monster Final Mask
Make My Monster Final Mask

Make My Monster Final Mask

The final alien mask for the "Make My Monster" contest sits on display inside the Distortions warehouse in Greeley, CO. 960 1280

  

Make My Monster Winner

Make My Monster Winner

Jarrod Bivens, winner of the season 1 "Make My Monster" contest, poses with his winning Distortions mask. 960 1280

  

Ed and Jarrod Bivens

Ed and Jarrod Bivens

Ed and Jarrod admire Jordu's paint job as he puts the finishing touches on the alien mask. 960 1280

  

Jarrod's Reaction

Jarrod's Reaction

The crew captures Jarrod's reaction to the final mask before he leaves Distortions. 960 1280

  

Patching the Body

Patching the Body

Ryan patches the body for the "Skin 'N' Bones" prop for Owen Trailers. 960 1280

  

Owen Trailers Props

Owen Trailers Props

The Owen Trailers props hang out waiting for Ed to come and paint them. 960 1280

  

First Round of Paint

First Round of Paint

The electric chair victim for Owen Trailers receives his first round of paint. 960 1280

  

After a Paint Session

After a Paint Session

"Skin 'N' Bones" relaxes after a paint session. 960 1280

  

Skin 'N' Bones

Skin 'N' Bones

"Skin 'N' Bones" hangs around while waiting to be shipped off to Owen Trailers in Riverside, CA. 960 1280

  

Clay Saw Blade

Clay Saw Blade

Ed puts the finishing touches on the clay saw-blade cutout. 960 1280

  

Installed at Netherworld Haunted House

Installed at Netherworld Haunted House

The final setup for the giant saw-blade prop is installed at the Netherworld Haunted House in Atlanta. 960 1280

  

Gothic Gargoyle

Gothic Gargoyle

Distortions' "Gothic Gargoyle" sits on display at Netherworld. 960 1280

  

Catching his Breath

Catching his Breath

“Psycho” catches his breath, awaiting another passerby at the Netherworld Haunted House. 960 1280

  

Photos

An Old Friend

An Old Friend

“Old” friend stops by the Distortions booth at TransWorld Halloween & Attractions Show. 960 1280

  

Dental Malpractice Poster Boy

Dental Malpractice Poster Boy

The dental malpractice poster boy! 960 1280

  

The Hammer Cure

The Hammer Cure

A brief motorcycle malfunction … a hammer is the cure! 960 1280

  

Monster Family Photo

Monster Family Photo

A Distortions monster family photo. 960 1280

  

Losing a Bet is Never Fun

Losing a Bet is Never Fun

Janene tries not to vomit from witnessing Ryan in his tutu after losing a bet. 960 1280

  

Working On Bowel Movement

Working On Bowel Movement

Ed stands by as the alien doctors work on “Bowel Movement.” 960 1280

  

Pig Vomit

Pig Vomit

“Pig Vomit” stands over a trash can with blood pouring out of his mouth. 960 1280

  

Attempting to Crawl

Attempting to Crawl

The zombies attempt to crawl away from the Distortions booth. 960 1280

  

Ed Jokes With Ryan

Ed Jokes With Ryan

Ed jokes with Ryan about his pink tutu. 960 1280

  

The Demon

The Demon

An up-close shot of “The Demon.” 960 1280

  

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