It's time for witches to fly and the dead to rise!
Let the wind blow, let the mad seethe,
The time has come for the dead to breathe!
It's HALLOWEEN, folks! Time to get your scare on! Especially if you're from Riverdale and wander into my front yard and drink in this scene of terror!
|Yeah, that's all-American boy Archie Andrews battling|
his former best-pal Jughead Jones.
|And yes, these are life-size figures in my|
front yard, illuminated by black light.
|Machete-in-hand, Archie will avenge the fallen members of his gang.|
|Hot Dog is just looking for a bone to gnaw...|
|Even the rotten shall fall to Juggie's inhuman hunger!|
I guess there's just no accounting for taste!
Most of the scene is illuminated by some SERIOUS black light (I'm not kidding, my last year I needed 7 black lights to light up this scene, but my new 36W black light spotlight is so powerful that it handles almost all of the power. I am using it and only one small 10W bulb as a fill-light for Archie's britches.
There are also night lights inside the masks. And a small misting of orange florescent paint on Archie's mask and hands to make them illuminate in the UV lighting. Until I added that (and the three night lights in Archie's head), he wasn't showing up at night (and since tick-or-treat is after dark, that's very important.