Tag Archive: spaceship

Apr 26

Twisted Cinema – “oooOOOooo”

Hello everyone, It is time for another Twisted Cinema, I had planned to do something while I was away last week but time seemed to slip away into the past and then my trip was over and It was Saturday morning and I didn’t have a balloon ready for this week, right at the last …

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Feb 16

Twisted Cinema – “Houston, We have a problem”

Hello everyone It is week 13 and for my Twisted Cinema I thought I would do something related to the number 13, the most obvious choice of film is of course the 1995 movie Apollo 13. The movie tells the story of the Apollo 13 mission to land on the moon, The Lunar landing was …

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Feb 09

Twisted Cinema – A Trip to the Moon

Hello Everyone It is week 12 of my Twisted Cinema series of balloon sculptures and this week I have gone back in time to the year 1902. A Trip to the Moon (or Le voyage dans la lune) was created by French film maker and magician Georges Méliès and it is probably one of his best …

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Jun 08

We Have Lift Off


Hey folks, well I have had a busy week as I was preparing for my own birthday party, I wanted to make a few balloons for the little get together I was having all on the theme of travel, the first balloon I came up with was this one, the space shuttle launch. It took …

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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 05

5th November – Thunderbird 2

Thunderbird 2

So, there is a bit of a story as to why I did this one today, Here in the UK it is Guy Fawkes night tonight (or firework night) and we celebrate by setting fire to effigies of Guy Fawkes (nice bunch of people we are really) and setting off fireworks. So I wanted to …

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Oct 02

02 October – Simple Spaceship


I occasionally get asked for space ships so a few years ago I came up with this simple design (flame not included). I think it liiks liek a Wallace and Gromit type rocket, Its quite useful as you can put it onto a hat, or attach another clear 260 balloon onto it so they can …

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May 10

10th May – Starship Enterprise – NCC 1701

I went to the cinema last night, can you guess what I went to see? no, it was not ‘Revenge of the Carebears’ (thats not out yet), no it was the new Star Trek film (its awesome).I spent a while yesterday afternoon having a play around with ideas for this starship and nothing worked for …

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May 04

4th May – Flying Saucer

Yesterday I went to climb Milk hill in Wiltshire as part of another blog I am doing (which you can find here), In the past Milk hill became famous for its crop circles and UFO sightings, as today is Star Wars day (May the fourth be with you) I have decided to do something space themed …

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