Hot Balloon Twisting How-Tos

How To: Twist a rainbow out of balloons

To make a rainbow, blow up three tube-shape white balloons, twist the bottom ends of the three balloons together, then braid the balloons together like you would for your hair. Twist the top ends of the balloons together. This will now be the cloud that your rainbow will be sitting on. Now choose three more tube shape balloons of different colors. The different colors will be the colors of the rainbow. Blow the balloons up. Get the first color and twist a little ball out of one end. Slip the ...

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: 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 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 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: Twist a balloon chihuahua and a teddy bear head

In this video, we learn how to twist a balloon to make a Chihuahua and teddy bear head with balloons. First, take a balloon and make a soft bubble. Next, twist this and make the side of the head and ear. Next, pinch and twist these and bend the side of the balloon. After this, make the top of the head, followed by the other ear and pinch them together. Now, twist a new bubble to match the opposite of it, and twist them at the neck. Shove the snout into the middle of the bubbles, then repositi...

How To: Make a simple balloon motorcycle

In this free ballooning tutorial, learn how to make a simple balloon motorcycle with a standard 260 twisting 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 a balloon butterfly bracelet

Ballooning is a great way to please a crowd in public. Hone your ballooning skills and learn how to make something someone can take home and enjoy: a butterfly balloon bracelet. 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 three-fold, one-twist balloon sword

Balloon masters, hone your skills! In this free balloon art tutorial, learn how to make one of the most basic of swords: the 3 fold, 1 twist sword. This sword is perfect for any crowd, of any age. 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 lady bug balloon animal

Balloon modeling or balloon twisting is the shaping of special modeling balloons into almost any given shape, often a balloon animal. This how-to video gives easy and simple steps to learn balloon twisting in minutes. Watch this video balloon tutorial and learn how to make a lady bug balloon animal.

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.