Tag Archive: dog

Dec 03

A-Z of Endangered Species – Fossa

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This week for the letter F I have made an animal called a Fossa, this mammal is the largest carnivorous animal on the island of Madagascar and they look like a cross between a dog and a cat. The fossa will eat everything they can catch including frogs, lizards, insects, fish, lemurs and other small mammals. …

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Sep 26

Twisted Cinema – Lady and the Tramp

Hello everyone, It is time for week number 45 and I am rather excited about this movie, I have been working on this scene for longer than any other movie scene in the series, It is the famous dinner scene from Disney’s Lady and the Tramp. I started working on the design for this back …

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Apr 09

Snoopy and Woodstock

Snoopy and Woodstock

Hello all, well its been a few weeks since I last posted anything so I am sorry about my lack of balloons on here, I have not forgotten you all I promise. I am off to the Netherlands in May to meet some amazing balloon twisters at the United Twisters, I am really looking forward …

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Jan 15

His Masters Voice

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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 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

Aug 13

13th August – Ellie the Labrador

This balloon is based on Ellie, a lovely Labrador who attended Chris and Amy’s wedding, Ellie was amazinly well behaved and she is such a wonderful dog, I had been thinking of making Ellie into a balloon and then I had a message from her mum asking if I could do it, how could I …

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Jun 15

15th June – Fox

I saw some baby foxes last week so wanted to have a go at making a fox, not sure if I got the face right but I will have another go at some point in the future, he is made from 9 balloons, mainly 260s but there is a 160 in there somewhere and 2 …

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May 21

21st May – Scooby-Doo

This Scooby-Doo is made from 12 balloons, it is totally my own design and I have spent the last day or 2 thinking about it and working it out and this is the result. The shopping list for this sculpture is2 x Mocha 160, 1 x Blush 160, 1 x Pale blue 160, 1 x …

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May 01

1st May – Snoopy

The other day Stu posted a comment on Facebook asking to see a Snoopy balloon, I have had a design in my mind for a while so was happy to have a go. Snoopy is one of Stu’s favourites and he told me that if he could go back in time and meet any historical …

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Apr 11

11th April – Dalmatian

Today is day number 101 and what better animal to make today than 101 dalmatians (the other 100 are hiding off camera). This dalmatian is made from 7 balloons and is a Dylan Gelinas design, Dylan uses brown balloons to make his into a normal dog so I switched the brown balloons for the white …

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