This article titled Bringing Monsters to Life: The Making of Latex Rubber Masks! was written by Dr. Lady and published in issue #11 of Scary Monsters Magazine. The article explains the overall process of mask making and contains a few nice behind the scenes photos of David and Laura Lady...
Monday, November 30, 2015
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
This post features one of the all-time Don Post Studios oddities... Loretta Lump. This catalog page scan of Lorreta Lump was apparently offered by Don Post Studios around 1972. It's a startling contrast to the work that was typically coming out of the studio in the early 70's. There is very little information or images available online other than this brief biography on Reinhard, the artist responsible for creating Ms. Lump.
Image Source: Matt Post
Image Source: Matt Post
Monday, November 23, 2015
Happy Monday creeps, and welcome back to the ongoing series entitled Morris Catalog Monday which will feature random scans from old Morris Costume catalogs. Universal Monster Masks (of the Illusive Concepts variety) are the main focus of today's MCM post. I don't know what year this catalog page was printed, but it looks like the 1990-91 line-up, which puts these among the early Illusive Concept renditions of the Universal Monsters.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Monday, November 16, 2015
Happy Monday creeps, and welcome to the first in a new ongoing series entitled Morris Catalog Monday, which will feature random scans from old Morris Costume catalogs. Up first is this little gem from the 1980 catalog featuring masks from Kirk Brady and Bill Nelson...
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Saturday, November 14, 2015
One week ago today, in sunny Burbank California, DonCon was opening it's doors to the public. These photographs of the event come from the Flickr gallery of Aaron Lewis who captured the weekend for all to see...
Images courtesy of Aaron Lewis
|The guest of honor being introduced to the crowd|
|Danny, Ed and Marsha posing with some friends|
|Don Post & Frankie posing with a copy of Lee Lambert's book|
|Lee Lambert, Frankie, and Daniel Roebuck posing in front of the |
Unimart Monster Daze display
|Bob Short sculpting a Nosferatu / B.Garret Theda Mashup|
|Don Post and Aaron Lewis|
|Lee and Danny sharing a laugh during a Q&A session|
|Trick or Treat art director Justin Mabry sharing stories with former |
Don Post Studios sculptor Bob Short
|Former Don Post Studios employees answering questions and |
sharing stories with the crowd
|Don Post posing in front of the Unimart Monster Daze display with Ed and Marsha|
|Joel Grossman's posing with his massive Don Post mask cabinet|
|The DonCon exclusive 2016 Monster Calendar|