Welcomed to the Living Tree Companies Halloween Series, First entry, How to Make Halloween Scary
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We all have dreams and imaginations at various points in time irrespective of our age. Some of the dreams we have are realistic and involve the things which we may actually achieve in life. Some however are dreams and imaginations that we have no reasonable hope of ever achieving or seeing come to light. Most of these dreams or thoughts are the nasty ones, or the scary ones like dreaming of being a villain in a popular movie you have seen. Going around town dressed like that villain in any normal day would look really weird and so most of us limit our thoughts to the realm of imagination. The Halloween season comes with the benefit of making our thoughts go beyond the bounds they are used to without the fear of being condemned. This is why learning some skills like how to make scary Halloween masks is very important.
There is nothing complicated when it comes to learning how to make scary Halloween masks that look classy. The main thing is only to have your fantasies and let them lose on paper. The other is just cutting out the shapes on the materials you have at your disposal e.g. cardboard. You will then get the freedom to choose the paints that would really work for you. This is a kind of freedom that one does not have where he chooses to buy already made masks.
Making masks on your own also enables you to get in touch with your creative side and thus boosts your natural skills. By being able to put your ideas into something tangible, you also get to learn how to express yourself and thus you get a form of release.
Learning how to make scary Halloween masks as opposed to buying them is important for the family as it enables the various members involved in the process to bond. It is far much better as a way to spend time with your family the mere watching of cable TV because family members actually get to talk to each other and discuss.
By sharing ideas and enjoying each other’s creativity, the family interacts at a better and higher emotional level. The stories, ideas and laughter that comes with the process makes family members that they belong and that they are part of something. This develops deeper connection levels and thus a suitable family environment for all members of the family. Just like going on a holiday once in a while, it is also important to engage in activities as simple as making masks.