Watch this how to video to learn to make a pinch twist. A pinch twist is one of the fundamentals of balloon making and is used in most every balloon creation. This a very good tutorial for beginners.
Balloons come in various shapes and sizes and if used properly, can be combined to create complex shapes that mimic real life objects. Choosing the correct color of balloons also adds to the realism in the completed object. In this video the presenter does exactly that and cr ...more
With this video how-to, you'll learn how to wow your friends with elaborate, geometrical balloon animal designs. In particular, you'll be taught a method for assembling a very sinister two-headed snake. Even better, because the technique outlined in the video is modular, it c ...more
Watch this video to learn how to tie and twist a balloon. These are the two most basic steps of balloon tying and are used in all balloon designs. If your a beginner this is were you should start.
This tutorial will show you how to make a rocket ship using the ancient Japanese art form of origami. It's a rather complicated process for beginners, and it's a good idea to work your way up to this project by first making origami shapes that involve similar folds, such as th ...more
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, wh ...more
Make flowers out of balloons There are three balloon flowers attached to a base at the bottom. The largest balloon is pink in the sunflower design. It has a green stem attached. There is the basic flower design with pentagon shaped balloons attached. There are two of these in ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon elephant. This tutorial will teach you a vary simple animal design thats great for beginners. This is another balloon animal that is based off the dog design.
This video shows how to make a balloon octahedron. This easy to follow balloon twisting tutorial will show you what you need to do to make this polyhedra. A 350 balloon was used to make this balloon design, 260 balloons also work well.
http://www.balloonlibrary.com Your Balloon Man, Mr. Fudge, teaches a free balloon art tutorial on how to make one of the most basic of swords: The 2 fold, 1 twist sword. This is very, very simple and only the first of many swords in my sword serries. So, keep an eye out to le ...more
When you're just a child, there's nothing better than a clown and a few balloon animals to make your birthday party one to remember. There's just something unforgettable about experiencing a balloon twisting in action—the contortion of the balloon, that rubber smell, and the i ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon rhombic dodecahedron. This tutorial uses two 260 balloons to make this design.
Your Balloon Man also creates one of a kind logos for companies wishing to have a little something extra at their event or location. This particular balloon sculpture is a blue lizard for the Blue Lizard Hookah Lounge in Tampa, Florida. Everything from the nose to tail was des ...more
Watch this video to learn to make a balloon butterfly. This tutorial will teach you an animal design thats very simple and great for beginners.
Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon flower. This tutorial will teach you a design thats great for beginners and you will use it many times.
Watch this video to learn how to make a poodle balloon. This tutorial will teach you a more advanced variation of the dog balloon animal design.
Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon mouse. This tutorial will show you the steps to making this design. This is a great animal balloon for beginners. The mouse balloon is based off the dog.
Watch this how to video to learn to make a balloon giraffe. This tutorial will teach you to make a giraffe which is a great animal design for beginners.
Watch this how to video to learn to make a sitting bunny rabbit. This easy to follow step by step tutorial will show you everything you need to know to make this animal design.
Watch this video to learn how to make a pineapple balloon. This tutorial uses one 160 balloon and a 260 balloon to make this design. This balloon is based off the octahedron.
Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon flower. This tutorial will teach you to make a balloon flower based on the pentagonal anti-prism design.
Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon flower. This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know to make this simple design.
Watch this tutorial to learn how to make a snowman balloon. This is a great design for the holidays and it can also be used as a Christmas ornament.
Watch this tutorial to learn how to twist a balloon snowflake. This a great balloon design for the Christmas holiday.
Largely self-taught, Ryan John Kothe is an animator working out of Auckland, New Zealand. After picking up some rudimentary After Effects skills, he went on to create an impressive portfolio of beautifully rendered stop-motion animations with a distinctly tactile feel. Curious ...more
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. ...more
This video shows viewers how to create a maple leaf using two long balloons which are used for making animal balloons. You will begin by inflating the first balloon, leaving a few inches of empty space at the end of the balloon. Begin by making two small bubbles by twisting th ...more
In order to make a sorcerer hat out of balloons, you will need the following: six (6) balloons, which will need to be partially filled with air and two (2) uninflated balloons, which will be used as the straps, holding the hat onto your head. You will need to begin your hat b ...more
In this video you'll learn how to make a balloon vase. These are fun balloon vases to hold your balloon flowers. The design of the vase in the video is based on a truncated triangular prism, but with a few added bubbles to make your vase a bit more stable. You'll go step by st ...more
The possibilities are endless for 3D printing. With your very own 3D printer, you can make spare parts, circuit boards, inflatable balloons, duplicate keys, Minecraft cities, and even tiny replicas of your face. From a more artsy standpoint, you can make complex sculptures, li ...more
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more
Real-time strategy (RTS) was the most popular genre in PC games at one time. It put Blizzard on the map—one of the biggest game developers in the world. And it buried the once venerable turn-based strategy genre, the only survivor being the Civilization series. But like hair m ...more
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. First off, thanks to all of our moderators ...more
You already know that 3D-printing technology is swiftly evolving—it's been used to print balloon animals, bikinis, and house keys, and there's even an affordable home version of the printer, as well as one you can 3D print. Now, I'm happy to say, 3D printers might just end up ...more
First off—Happy Independence Day! Since it's the 4th of July, let's make this week's roundup short and sweet, so you can all get back to your holiday festivities. Things to Do on WonderHowTo WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with top ...more
LEGO has not attempted a blimp, zeppelin, or similar airship since 1999, the 5956 Expedition Balloon which used highly specialized parts. This is unfortunate as these vessels are well and truly part of the pulpy adventure and steampunk scene. I think Ssorg's Majestic Airship ...more
If you've ever lived in an area that gets ridiculously cold during the winter, you know that it's not so much like this... But usually a little more like this. So...cold... And don't even get me started on digging your car out of the snow. Once you're past the age where snow ...more
Salad greens are a staple in my house and for good reason: they're cheap, nutritious, and work as a base or an accompaniment for almost all meals. However, it's all too easy to forget about them and then pull out a bag filled with sludgy dark goo or yellow, inedible leaves. T ...more
When you're using vacuum power, moving water, or compressing air, it's more than likely being done with some sort of pump. I'll be needing a pump for some of my future projects, so in this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to make your own customizable PVC hand pump that will ...more
Take everyday sprinkler parts and form them into a high pressure rocket launcher that will shoot paper rockets nearly 300 feet!!! It's cheap to make and a lot of fun! Video: . A quick trip to nearly any hardware or sprinkler supply store should get you everything you need for ...more
Bottled water is a rip-off. Not only is it pretty much the same stuff that comes out of your tap for free, but plastic bottles are rarely recycled and thus account for a huge amount of the waste that's overflowing our landfills. Next Up: Water Bottles You Can Eat Fortunately, ...more
Whisking liquids seems somehow quaint, especially since there are good, cheap devices out there like immersion blenders and hand mixers that can whip cream, turn egg whites into meringue, and mix batters for you. However, I still love my whisk and use it often, and here's why ...more
One of the best gifts that someone with an iPhone can receive is a paid app, hot new movie, bestselling album, gift card, or anything else in iTunes, iBooks, or the App Store that costs money. Even if it's a small $0.99 game that you heard a friend talking about, a gesture lik ...more
The oven is arguably our most essential kitchen appliance (right alongside the fridge, freezer, and yes, even the microwave). But even though we've been using them for a few millennia, many of us know so little about our ovens that our cooking or baking can feel like a roll of ...more
If you're going to build yourself a water gun to cool down this summer, or maybe just a useful water pump, you'll need some check valves. However, the most expensive parts of a water pump or DIY super soaker are usually the check valves. So, let's make some from scratch for as ...more
What happens when you find your ball deflated and there's no pump or needle in sight? You could always cancel your plans of kicking around the soccer ball or starting that pickup football game in the park. Better yet, you could be terribly clever and find another way to get ai ...more