Tag Archive: insect

Jan 21

A-Z of Endangered Species – Monarch Butterfly

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This week I have managed to reach the half way mark and for the letter M I have made a Monarch Butterfly. The Monarch butterfly is one of the wonders of the world, every year in October thousands of the butterflies migrate from the forests of Canada and North America all the way down to …

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Dec 16

The A-Z of Endangered Species – Hercules Beetle

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A-Z of Endangered Species – Hercules Beetle I have reached week 8 of my endangered species made from balloons and for the letter H I have decided to feature my first insect of the series, This fascinating creature is called the Hercules beetle and is one of the largest beetles in the world. living in …

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Jun 18

Twisted Cinema – Arachnophobia

Hello everyone, it is now week 30 and this week my Twisted cinema balloon is the 1990 movie Arachnophobia. I am a bit late this week to post this photo, I am not sure if I am pleased with how this one came out, I had an idea in my mind and this was not …

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Apr 06

Twisted Cinema – Alice in Wonderland

Hello everyone This week is week number 20, can you believe I have been doing this for 20 weeks already? time seems to be going so fast. This Easter weekend has been a very busy one for me with lots of balloons to make, on Saturday I was asked to appear as the Mad Hatter …

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Mar 08

Twisted Cinema – Silence of the Lambs

Hello everyone This week my Twisted Cinema photograph is a bit of a scary one, its the 1991 thriller movie The Silence of the Lambs. The film stars Anthony Hopkins in one of his most memorable roles alongside Jodie Foster. I remember when I first watched this on tv and it gave me nightmares for …

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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

Nov 02

2nd November – Butterfly

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This Butterfly is made from 3 balloons, I used 1 for the left wind and part of the body, the second balloon for the right wing and the head and finally I used another balloon for the antenna, It took me a while to work out which order I had to twist the bubbles for …

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Sep 24

24th September – Butterfly Hairband

Time for another hairband, this is also a different butterfly to the ones I have made before. I quite like the look of this butterfly, he looks a bit goofy. The Butterfly is made from 3 balloons, all 260s, then I used an extra clear 260 and a yellow 160 for the base. I am currently …

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Sep 09

9th September – Snail

Today I am at the Ritz in London having tea with friends (oh how posh) but tonight I am off up to Wolverhampton ready for Kidology tomorrow so please do say hello if you see me there. Hopefully I will be managing to get to Wolverhampton faster than this Snail who is still answering his …

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Aug 25

25th August – Crazy Caterpillar

Crazy Caterpillar

This Caterpillar may look simple however I have used a special technique on the body to produce a line of bubbles, I have no idea what this technique is called, for the sake of my blog I am going to call this technique the Bubble Line Technique (or BLT). The BLT  has probably been around …

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