It's the most wonderful time of the year: and no, we don't mean Christmas. We're obviously
referring to Halloween. This spooky holiday is the perfect excuse for eating candy, scaring people, living your Hogwarts dreams and decking your house with skeletons and cauldrons.
It's also a great time for testing some new 3D printing models. There are tonnes of spooky models on the net to choose from. In this article, we've narrowed it down to our top 10.
This creepy zombie head is just the thing that you need this Halloween to scare away pesky trick-or-treaters. Printing takes a total of 6 hours. The zombie's chin also needs additional support. Fancy a smaller zombie head? You'll be pleased to learn that you can also modify the dimensions post-purchase.
It's safe to say that this life-sized skeleton is not a print job for beginners. This 25 x 9.5 x 5.4 cm model is perfect for anatomy classes and Halloween - of course! It takes around 10 hours to print and needs around 50 grams of filament.
This spooky cauldron is every Harry Potter fan's dream, as you can also make it bubble, smoke and glow. Simply amazing! It takes about 10 hrs at .3 layer for speed. The designer recommends using ABS for the main cauldron and clear PETG for the broth.
'Cos who doesn't like ghost-shaped cookies, right? Give your cookies an extra spooky flair this Halloween by using these cool cookie cutters. The designer suggests printing these cookie cutters in PETG, as it's a food-safe filament.
This skeleton lamp is the
perfect Halloween decoration. However, if you've got Goth-inspired decor, you can also add this skull army to your bedroom or living room for an extra dose of all-year-round spook. The designer suggests printing it in Prusament Galaxy black and White pearl, but it looks great in any colour! You'll also need 17 ultra-white LEDs and 3 x AA batteries. Cue Halloween vibes in full effect!
Impress your guests by decorating your house with a cauldron of bats. This bat model comes with multiple holes along its spine, enabling you to hang it in different positions. Creep-o-meter level? 100%.
The 1990 Tim Burton character makes for the perfect Halloween costume. The designer provides you with all the bits and bobs required to craft legit Scissorhands. It's a complex printing job that's definitely worth the hassle!
This printable version of Beelzebub can be printed in either ABS or PLA. Use a red filament or finish, and you've got yourself a truly menacing decoration.
It wouldn't be Halloween without a Jack-o-Lantern or two. This particular model fits an electronic tea
candle easily and can be printed as one or two pieces.
Frankenstein's iconic Monster is now available in 3D. This Monster head has many uses - in addition to being a crowd-pleasing decoration, it can be re-purposed and used as a planter or a chip bowl! The designer recommends that you print with some support to ensure that the bolts do not droop and that your model has at least 8% infill to secure a perfect, finished product.