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Design – Sets that scare! – Allen Hopps

  • Posted by Chad Savage
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  • Posted : January 12th, 2012

Cost – $50 – Saturday June 9th @ 9am

Allen Shows his take on how to design and furnish sets that scare, Taking a core concept or scare and tweaking it to work with multiple themes. Prop construction, camo costumes, living walls, angered environments are all covered in this class that will help you think differently about design- how full does a room need to be- what will impact through put the least?
“I do not think I am an expert, but I have been around a lot of shows and have picked up a bunch of tips. Come to my class and I promise not to waste your time or money- Allen H”

Allen Hopps has been involved in the haunted attraction industry for over 25 years at year round and seasonal shows. Possessed with a passion for haunted house knowledge, he tries to maintain a constant cycle of learning, adapting and sharing in order to grow as a haunter and to contribute to the industry as a whole. Through a presence on internet forums, holding his own workshops, a Youtube channel, instructional DVD’ s and classes at industry events Allen strives to contribute to the industry. Hopefully many learn from his findings and from his many, many mistakes.


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