Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 29

A Bunch of Altea Roses

2014-07 - Altea Rose

I have had a rather busy few weeks recently, I was at a balloon event last year (watch out for a post about that soon) and this week I am down in Cornwall for a few days visiting a friend. While I am here I thought I would make up some flowers. This is the Antonio …

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Jan 23

Moomintroll

Moomintroll

I have been wanting to do this little chap for AGES, I spend a lot of time last year thinking about how I could make him and finally I got around to making him with a little bit of a prompt from Stu who contacted me recently about making him for Sarah’s Birthday. Its Moomintroll …

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Jan 17

Koala revisited

Koala

I have been going through some of my old photos from the beginning of last year and there are so many of the sculptures that I am not too happy with, it was right at the beginning of my year and I was not putting effort into the photographs. For a long time I have …

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Jan 15

His Masters Voice

Woof!

I am helping to celebrate a birthday, its the 10th birthday of the HMV shop in Gunwharf Quays, HMV itself has been around since 1921 but I wanted to help the local store celebrate its 10th birthday, those who followed my blog last year will know that some of my balloons sculptures ended up in …

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Jan 11

Totoro

Totoro

I decided to have a go at making a Totoro this week, now I can say right from the start that I am not 100% happy with the look of him, I spent what seems like hours trying to get him looking right and I am still not happy, his head is too high up …

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Jan 08

Where’s Wally/Waldo

Where IS Wally???

Well its been a bit of a whirlwind of a few days for me recently, My Daily Balloon has appeared in Newspapers all over the UK and also other parts of the world, it has also been making appearances on websites and blogs almost everywhere including in Hong Kong, Italy, France, Spain, Mexico, the USA …

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Jan 02

Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse

Well after finishing my year of balloons I made sure that I didn’t touch a single balloon yesterday, today however I got the urge to make something again today. I have been wanting to make this little chap for ages and I just never got around to it, I have seen a few other people …

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Jan 02

My Daily Balloon – The Video

Well I have had a WHOLE day without touching a single balloon, what I HAVE done instead is to spend some of the day putting this video together. it features a selection of the 365 balloons I made over the last year. Enjoy

Jan 01

Competition Winners

Vulture

At the end of 2013 I held a competition, I you to have a go at trying to replicate any one of my balloon sculptures that I have made throughout the year. I have lots of brilliant entries and I don’t think I could have judged the competition on my own, thankfully I had already …

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