By Hans Siemons
|I am running out of ideas on alternative peaces of latex to twist
with. I tried twisting latex hot water bags but that was not the best idea of the year 😉
Condoms you can use as extra wide 350’s and stuff mini sculptures inside them.So
this month a normal sculpture, a mask that covers the face. It can be changed into a lot
of animals by changing the ears and mouth.So here comes a Woof woof. A doggy, who in the balloon world hasn’t made a
doggy. This mask will turn your audience into a dog! Pointing the ears upwards and
replacing the mouth with an 11″ heart will change it into a cow mask. Comments, as
usual are more then welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Balloons needed :||1 260Q white; 1 260Q onyx black;
2 350Q coconut brown; 1 350Q white; 1 350Q diamond clear; 1 350Q ruby red;
1 160Q ruby red.
|Make 2 balls from the 260Q
black as pupils for the dog eyes.
|Inflate the diamond clear 350Q from the end.|
|Insert the 2 balls.|
|Pop outter bubble.|
|Inflate diamond clear 350Q again, make 2 bubbles,
each containing one ball, and tie bubbles together.
|Inflate the white 260Q leaving a short tail. Make a
pinch twist at the knot end.
|Loop it to fit around a persons head. If you make it
fairly large and squeeze the back together it will be an “one size fits all”
|Push the pinch twist between the top of the eyes.|
|Make a small loop from the ruby red 160Q.|
|Inflate the ruby red 350Q from the back a little
longer then the 160Q loop.
|Push the loop inside the 350Q.|
|Pop outter bubble from
|What you have now is a little wrinkled. Inflate 350Q
|Get the 160Q loop inside the 350Q “free”,
and carefully deflate 350Q again, so the 350Q does not look wrinkled anymore.
|You can see here it’s now become a flat shaped
balloon. This will be the tongue.
|Inflate 350Q leaving a tail like this.|
|Tie white and the tongue you made together.|
|Insert between the bottem of the eyes.|
|Make 2 large bubbles to form the top of the mouth.|
|And lock together.|
|Add 2 pinch twists as the back.|
|Followed by a small bubble, a loop twist, and
another small bubble.
|Make a large stand alone hooktwist from coconut
brown 350Q. I use a balloon straw to be able to do this fast and easy.
|Repeat this with the 2nd coconut brown 350Q.|
|Lock them together.|
|And deflate and cut of the remainder.|
|From the tail of one of the 350Q make a bubble to
form the nose.
|Insert the 2 stand alone hooktwists at the top of
|Tie the nose the front.|
|And there you have a dogface!|