How-To: Corpsification of a skeleton

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OK, I admit it: I was pretty excited about getting to use the word “corpsification” in any context. But that doesn’t mean this tutorial from the folks at Yard Haunt about how to make a clean, sterile, white plastic skeleton into a nasty, rotting, reeking bag o’ bones is any less cool. In case you’re wondering, the “Bucky” skeleton referred to in this and many other haunt prop tutorials is a brand name of Anatomical Chart Company, which sells serious anatomical models to educational institutions but also does a tidy trade in “4th quality” seconds on the Halloween market.

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6 thoughts on “How-To: Corpsification of a skeleton

  1. Anonymous says:

    Needs more neck.

  2. AndyL says:

    Similar in concept to the howto about making a fairy corpse a while back. That also started with a plastic skeleton.

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