Hot Balloon Twisting How-Tos

How To: Twist a one balloon frog

This guy explains the easy steps to shape a single balloon into a frog. This is another balloon animal that requires many smaller twists, so pay attention to the his hands to make sure you're doing the right twists.

How To: Make a balloon airplane

FlowerClown demonstrates the art of balloon folding and shows you how to make a basic aeroplane out of a couple of balloons. The balloon aeroplane is a hit among children and and can be used for entertainment purposes at parties, weddings and family events. Just a pop there, a twist here, a turn there, and you have the basic aeroplane all ready to pop into action, it also comes with a long balloon to help pilot this lean mean flying machine. Although don't expect it to bomb the neighbours ann...

How To: Make a balloon mermaid

Another creature of the sea that you can add to your repertoire is the Mermaid, half woman, or man, and half fish. If you've got a little girl who loves the Little Mermaid, or are going out to do a party or what have you, you may be asked to make one. In this video you will get a full walkthrough on how to create a mermaid using a few balloons!

How To: Make a simple balloon parrot

In this video, learn how to make the perfect pirate costume accessory: A parrot out of balloons! Make this balloon animal and wear it on your shoulder to complete that Pirates of the Caribbean look you were hoping for. Your Balloon Man, Mr. Fudge, is full of balloon tricks! Be sure to find other balloon videos on WonderHowTo from Mr. Fudge teaching everything from animals to planes! In a few twists and a few ties, you'll be an expert balloon artist in no time!

How To: Make a 6 petal balloon flower

Before Valentine's Day, hone your flower ballooning skills! In this tutorial, learn how to impress a significant other with a wonderful six petal flower balloon. Your Balloon Man, Mr. Fudge, is full of balloon tricks! Be sure to find other balloon videos on WonderHowTo from Mr. Fudge teaching everything from animals to planes! In a few twists and a few ties, you'll be an expert balloon artist in no time!

How To: Make the perfect balloon animal swan

Watch this video to learn how to make a swan balloon animal the quick and simple way. Before starting, you need to remember that the key to making the swan correctly is how you construct the neck and the beak. 1. Leave a three or four finger length area of the balloon deflated. 2. With one hand, grab the balloon at the nozzle, and with the other hand, grab the balloon at the base of the swan's neck. 3. When twisting the body, try to make the two bubbles equal in size and place the nozzle in t...

How To: Make a two balloon bat

Here's an interesting video on making a bat ( the nocturnal creature, not a baseball bat)from two balloons. This one will require you to flex your creative skills to get your balloons to actually look like a bat. Make a two balloon bat.

How To: Twist a monkey balloon animal holding a banana

This be a little challenging for beginner balloon sculptors, but if you have some skills, then twisting this monkey balloon animal should be a cinch! The Balloon Bandit shows you how to twist your balloons into this wonderful and kid-friendly primate. you'll need 6 balloons for the monkey (4 mocha brown, 2 blush) and a piece of yellow balloon for the banana.

How To: Create a balloon animal lobster

Making balloon animals are fun, but what about balloon crustaceans!? Just as fun if not more fun! Great for kids parties, seafood lovers and more, the balloon lobster is a great project! This project isn't for beginners though, but if you're feeling up to the challenge, check out this video to get a full walkthrough of how to create the balloon lobster.

How To: Make a truncated tetrahedron from balloons

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a truncated tetrahedron from balloons. This will involve a lot of twisting of your balloons, so use lots of colors to make it shine. Make sure you leave enough space in the balloon so that you can get all of the twists you need to. Twist bubbles throughout the balloon and then create a circle with it. Connect this color with other balloons that you create with different colors. As soon as you are done, these should all connect together and make a truncat...

How To: Make a balloon truncated octahedron

In this video we learn how to make a balloon truncated octahedron. This is a complex design for a balloon where you will use around three balloons and create squares and hexagons. This is a difficult type of balloon to create, so make sure you have experience before you begin. Take the first color and twist bubbles into it, making around 16 in total. Then take the next color and twist that into the same amount, twisting into a circle. After this, intertwine these balloons together which one a...

How To: Make balloon wolverine claws

In this video we learn how to make balloon wolverine claws with Michael. This is very simple, you just need two balloons that are 250 and two balloons that are 160. Use gray balloons to make them look more like claws. From here, you will take your blue 260 and inflate it then tie it. Make sure there is 4-5 inches left on the tail. This will allow you to tie the balloon and create pinch twists with it. Continue to twist the balloon, then incorporate the gray balloons in with it. When finished,...

How To: Make a big pink heart out of balloons

In this video we learn how to make a big pink heart out of balloons. Start out with one side being a cuboctahedron. If you don't know how to make this, try checking out previous videos to make the shape. Once you have done this, you will use another balloon to connect and make the inside of the heart shape. Throughout the shape you will need to twist several bubbles inside the balloon, so make sure there is enough room left to do this. After you're finished, you will have a cute heart shaped ...

How To: Make a balloon basket

In this video, we learn how to make a balloon basket. This will be a square anti-prism made of white balloons and pink balloons. But, you can change the color if you would like. Start out by creating large and small bubbles inside the first balloon. Then, tie this with the other balloon and connect them both together. After this, you will have the bottom of the basket. Create a bunch of bubbles connecting both of these and attach it to other bubbled balloons to create a large top above the ba...

How To: Make a balloon monster truck

In this video we learn how to make a balloon monster truck. If you're new to creating balloon creatures, this may be a bit difficult for you so follow along. Start out with a tan colored balloon and a purple balloon. Twist these together to start creating the truck. You will be twisting many bubbles into both of the balloons so you need to make sure you keep space in the balloon for air. Once you finish this, you will twist four more brown balloons into circles on the sides to make the tires....

How To: Make a balloon version of Marge Simpson's hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a balloon version of Marge Simpson's hair. This will take around 7 blue or purple colored balloons (your choice of course) and you will be baking a tetrahedron design. You will have asterisk type shapes everywhere except on the bottom, where there will be a spot to stick your head inside. When it reaches the top, the balloons will all connect together and make a circle at the top. This will take practice to learn how to do, but once you get it down you c...

How To: Make an Oscar award out of balloons

In this video, we learn how to make an Oscar award out of balloons. First, you will need to grab some gold colored balloons and have a slight idea on how to make balloon animals since this is an intermediate practice. To make this Oscar award, you will need a total of 260 balloons. Start out by making the base of the balloon and then work your way into baking the middle and the top. As you go, you will need to twist many of the balloon into each other and learn the techniques for blowing thes...

How To: Make a simple balloon sunflower out of 2 balloons

his video show viewers how to make a basic sunflower out of 2 balloons. First, you should begin with the green balloon which will make the stem. Make sure that both balloons have some empty space at the ends for allowance of air movement during folding. Make two small bubbles on the green balloon and then twist this together with the yellow balloon which will make the petals. Make 6 rather large bubbles to form the petals. Make a loop with the yellow balloon after all 6 bubbles are made and a...

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