Making Monsters: Slaughterhouse Pictures

Ed and the Distortions team create and install a menacing Death Machine for Denver’s 13th Floor haunted house.

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10. Bat Creature

10. Bat Creature

Created by Jasonsbrush. "10 x 13, oil paint on board." 960 1280

  

9. Zombie Vampire

9. Zombie Vampire

Created by Lucaskane. 960 1280

  

8. Gargoyle

8. Gargoyle

Created by Renders. "The Gargoyle - quick digital sculpt for clay sculpt/mask design. Growing up with a love of monster masks, Distortions Unlimited has held a special place since I first laid eyes on their original Starlog Press ads. Jordu is one of the legends in the industry - an inspiration for all whom sculpt, design and share passion for creature creation!” 960 1280

  

7. Oleg

7. Oleg

Created by GloomNDoom. "A Trollish aristocrat." 960 1280

  

6. Pop Up Porch Screamer

6. Pop Up Porch Screamer

Created by DirtyRottenZombie. "This porch screamer prop would be sure to scare the unsuspecting on Halloween. A porch full of these pop-up screamers triggered all at the same time would have the kids running away in fright!” 960 1280

  

5. Vervencia

5. Vervencia

Created by Splammenhotegppa. 960 1280

  

4. Zombie Werewolf

4. Zombie Werewolf

Created by dtaker123. "Zombie werewolf, back from the dead to eat your brains rraaahhggghhhh!” 960 1280

  

3. Second Runner Up: Claudius the Troll

3. Second Runner Up: Claudius the Troll

Created by jrputman. “Just your run-of-the-mill bone crushing, soul stamping, hairy-legged, floppy-eared troll from Hades.” 960 1280

  

2. First Runner Up: King

2. First Runner Up: King

Created by goblin81. "FEED ME SOULS." 960 1280

  

1. Winner: Headsketch

1. Winner: Headsketch

Created by Jarrod Bivens. 960 1280

  

Conceptual Ideas

Conceptual Ideas

Marsha and Ed consider different conceptual ideas for the dogs and demon for 13th Floor. 960 1280

  

The Demon Dog Mold

The Demon Dog Mold

The Demon Dog mold is complete and Mando and Ed look on happily. 960 1280

  

Photo Op

Photo Op

Pulling out the photo op. 960 1280

  

Demon Head

Demon Head

Jordu sculpting the colossal Demon head. 960 1280

  

Demon Armature

Demon Armature

Marsha, Ed and Mike work on the Demon armature. 960 1280

  

Pint-Sized Version

Pint-Sized Version

Ed sculpts a pint-sized version of the Demon for Microsoft to run tests. 960 1280

  

Demon Hands

Demon Hands

Mikey starts to rough in the Demon hands. 960 1280

  

Demon Legs

Demon Legs

Landon bulks up the Demon legs. 960 1280

  

Demon Art

Demon Art

Demon art. 960 1280

  

A Rabid Bat

A Rabid Bat

Look at that rabid bat! And you think you've got it 'ruff.' 960 1280

  

The Demon Mold

The Demon Mold

Mando prepares to cast the second half of the demon mold. 960 1280

  

Bulked Out

Bulked Out

The Demon Dog mold bulked out. 960 1280

  

Laffing Hal

Laffing Hal

A close up of "Laffing Hal" with his top hat and beard installed. 960 1280

  

Alien Death

Alien Death

Jordu pays attention to detail while sculpting "Alien Death." 960 1280

  

Freak Show

Freak Show

The finished clay sculpture of the clown shocktronic named "Freak Show" is ready for plastering. 960 1280

  

Round-Table Discussion

Round-Table Discussion

The Distortions crew finalizes their plans for one of their biggest builds yet. 960 1280

  

The Rock Band KISS

The Rock Band KISS

The faces of the legendary rock band KISS are finished and awaiting their body art. 960 1280

  

Cut Up

Cut Up

Landon begins to rough out the clay sculpture of the "Cut Up" clown head. 960 1280

  

Zombie Invasion

Zombie Invasion

While setting up their booth at the Transworld convention, Ed and Marsha are on the verge of a zombie invasion. 960 1280

B. Leif Hanson  

Ape Frenzy

Ape Frenzy

The crew films the actor inside the chimp shocktronic called "Ape Frenzy." 960 1280

  

Adobe Podium Zombie Arm

Adobe Podium Zombie Arm

Mando works on a mold for the enormous Adobe Podium zombie arm. 960 1280

  

Staked Through the Heart

Staked Through the Heart

A zombie is staked through the heart as part of Distortions’ collection of illusion props. 960 1280

  

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