How to Make a Fake Tree for a Play

By Shaun O'Rourke

To create a fake tree for the set of a play, simply carve out large pieces of foam into the shape of a tree trunk, apply acetone for a bark texture and color, and insert real tree branches into the top of the foam. Make a great stage tree from inexpensive materials with help from a movie producer in this free video on filmmaking.

About the Author

Shaun O'Rourke is a producer and owner of Eleven Bravo Productions. He has produced an independent horror movie in which he created his own special effects.