Make Your Own Infinity Illusions!

 


Yes, it is already past Halfway to Halloween, and it's been such a crazy spring that I'm still finishing videos from Halloween 2023, but we are well underway with plans & projects for Halloween 2024, including hosting our first Make & Take for NorCal Haunters Group! 

For our May meeting of NorCal Haunters, we hosted our “Infinity Illusions Bottomless Pit Kit” at the Eerie Elegance Estate, and it went well enough in person to provide our full instructions and multiple examples as a PDF download for other haunters! 

 We had created our bottomless well for Halloween 2016 Castle Brittahytta, so we had personal experience, plus we scoured online for other similar effects, studying how & why which setups worked better than others. Screenshots and links are provided in the PDF download.


This basic kit is plain wood 2x4s repeated as plank walls, but I also dressed ours as a bottomless pit with crumpled packing paper around programmable red lights as a quickie lava tunnel effect. We also had a few kinds of wall designs and light sources available for experimenting, so we huddled around one example in our perfectly dark workshop to see how changes in wall repeats and lighting created different effects.  


As another Infinity Illusion example to play with live, I created a 1:12 scale diorama of the Haunted Mansion Endless Hallway to test our setup before going full size for Our Own Haunted Mansion this year…even though we have just recently learned that the original Disneyland Haunted Mansion only has a rear mirror at the end of a very long physical hallway, not a true Infinity Illusion after all! 

 
See below for a Tools McGhoul Fruit Salad Mosaic, my 20-year-old Halloween baggies finally used for hardware for our kits set up under our new tent...and bonus points with true Haunted Mansion fan cred if you can explain why my HatBox Ghost shirt & skull corbel earrings were specifically appropriate for this event! 

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