How Do You Build Southwestern Cowboy Stage Props?
When you put on a play, it is important to get the props just right. For a southwestern cowboy theme, use colors like soft brown, reddish pink and teal green. These colors exemplify the southwestern palette. Make three-dimensional images like the kind you might see in an old southwestern ghost town. With the proper storage, you can use your props repeatedly. Draw large cactus images on foam block. The image should have at least two arms. The block should be about 6 inches deep. If your foam is not deep enough, connect several pieces of foam sheeting with liquid foam. Heat up the hot knife. Carve out the cactus image with the hot knife. Carve out several images if you need several props. Brush off the foam with the soft-bristle paint brush. This will remove foam debris from the cutouts and make them easier to paint. Lay the foam cactus on the ground. With the screwdriver, slowly drill a hole into the bottom of the cactus. Make the hole about a foot deep. Slide the wooden dowel into the