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Re: The Balloon Artistes Guild Challenge
« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2020, 09:47:26 AM »
It was then onto food as the theme for the day, I went with the classic fruit bowl.
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« Reply #16 on: April 07, 2020, 09:44:30 AM »
The next theme up was Something from a Book. It did take me a while to think of what to make,
but I don't think I have ever tried to make Winnie The Pooh.
It is a difficult shape to try and re-create.

I made the large design for the challenge of the day but then after wanted
to see if I could make a more real world line work design.
I have started a separate thread for that and how we tried quite a few
face and body designs till we ended up with something that
I was reasonably happy with.
https://balloonchat.co.uk/balloon-chit-chat/winnie-the-pooh-11660/

A list of all the themes,

Day 1, 21st March, Easter
Day 2, 22nd March, Mum
Day 3, 23rd March, Under water
Day 4, 24th March, Jungle
Day 5, 25th March, Space
Day 6, 26th March, Birds
Day 7, 27th March, Mr Men
Day 8, 28th March, Transport
Day 9, 29th March, Weave
Day 10, 30th March, Super Heroes
Day 11, 1st April, Food
Day 12, 3rd April, Something from a Book
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« Reply #17 on: April 10, 2020, 10:17:51 AM »
The next theme was one of my favourite things.

Now I did not read the blurb on this and thought it was your favourite balloon design, oops.
Best I copy Rob's blurb and you can see how I went wrong,

Morning everyone, So today we have 'One Of My Favourite Things',
now this is NOT one my MY favourite things, and its not something
from the song 'My Favourite Things'. What you need to make is one
of YOUR favourite thing, something non balloon related. Maybe a
 hobby of yours? or something you like to eat? or something you
like from the TV or Cinema?, maybe a favourite childhood toy?
or that bottle of antibacterial hand gel you cling to so much?
So the point of these challenges is for you to try something
new and make something different to what you would
normally do. Please don't upload old photos of things
you have already made elsewhere, why not have a go
as something you've not done before?

I posted the Owl as I made a video tutorial to post onto the balloon
artistes guild facebook page to help promote the club.
This is the link if you'd like to make the design,

https://www.facebook.com/rob.driscoll.773/videos/10158311148149122/?query=graham%20lee&epa=SEARCH_BOX

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« Reply #18 on: April 13, 2020, 06:24:02 PM »
It was then onto something from A BAG Day, Balloon Artistes Guild.
I made a stick as Dan who attends the days always enters a stick.
Mine was more like a branch by the time I finished it  ;D
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« Reply #19 on: April 13, 2020, 07:19:28 PM »
Keeping the days and themes up to date,

Day 1, 21st March, Easter
Day 2, 22nd March, Mum
Day 3, 23rd March, Under water
Day 4, 24th March, Jungle
Day 5, 25th March, Space
Day 6, 26th March, Birds
Day 7, 27th March, Mr Men
Day 8, 28th March, Transport
Day 9, 29th March, Weave
Day 10, 30th March, Super Heroes
Day 11, 1st April, Food
Day 12, 3rd April, Something from a Book
Day 13, 5th April, Favourite Things
Day 14, 7th April, Balloon artistes Guild Day
Day 15, 9th April, Unicorns

This is what I made for the Uni-Corn theme  ;D
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« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2020, 10:02:25 AM »
The next theme was a positive message, I made the puffed heart with NHS sign.
I think getting the NHS to sit correctly took as long as making the heart.
I called this "Not Everything is Black and White"

I also made my very first Boomerang video with the design.
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« Reply #21 on: April 16, 2020, 09:38:57 AM »
It was then onto Something to Wear, I made a quirky ride in Horse.
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« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2020, 09:38:57 AM »
Keeping the themes up to date,

Day 1, 21st March, Easter
Day 2, 22nd March, Mum
Day 3, 23rd March, Under water
Day 4, 24th March, Jungle
Day 5, 25th March, Space
Day 6, 26th March, Birds
Day 7, 27th March, Mr Men
Day 8, 28th March, Transport
Day 9, 29th March, Weave
Day 10, 30th March, Super Heroes
Day 11, 1st April, Food
Day 12, 3rd April, Something from a Book
Day 13, 5th April, Favourite Things
Day 14, 7th April, Balloon artistes Guild Day
Day 15, 9th April, Unicorns
Day 16, 11th April, Positive Message
Day 17, 13th April, Something to Wear
Day 18, 15th April, Tools

P.S This was not me killing the Unicorn but someone in a cunning disguise  ;D
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Re: The Balloon Artistes Guild Challenge
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2020, 01:20:31 PM »
It was then onto Gardens as the theme,
You can still join in if you would like to have a go at one of the challenges,
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBalloonArtistesGuild/

My design for the day was a Paramedic, for all those accidents that occur in the garden.
I mean just look at the poor Unicorn in the above post  ;D
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« Reply #24 on: April 25, 2020, 04:31:36 PM »
Keeping the balloon challenge up to date.

Day 1, 21st March, Easter
Day 2, 22nd March, Mum
Day 3, 23rd March, Under water
Day 4, 24th March, Jungle
Day 5, 25th March, Space
Day 6, 26th March, Birds
Day 7, 27th March, Mr Men
Day 8, 28th March, Transport
Day 9, 29th March, Weave
Day 10, 30th March, Super Heroes
Day 11, 1st April, Food
Day 12, 3rd April, Something from a Book
Day 13, 5th April, Favourite Things
Day 14, 7th April, Balloon artistes Guild Day
Day 15, 9th April, Unicorns
Day 16, 11th April, Positive Message
Day 17, 13th April, Something to Wear
Day 18, 15th April, Tools
Day 19, 17th April, Gardens
Day 20, 19th April, Weddings

I made the Shotgun for my wedding theme.
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« Reply #25 on: April 27, 2020, 09:23:25 AM »
The next theme was History and this was my design for the day.
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« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2020, 09:32:48 AM »
Keeping the themes up to date again,

Day 1, 21st March, Easter
Day 2, 22nd March, Mum
Day 3, 23rd March, Under water
Day 4, 24th March, Jungle
Day 5, 25th March, Space
Day 6, 26th March, Birds
Day 7, 27th March, Mr Men
Day 8, 28th March, Transport
Day 9, 29th March, Weave
Day 10, 30th March, Super Heroes
Day 11, 1st April, Food
Day 12, 3rd April, Something from a Book
Day 13, 5th April, Favourite Things
Day 14, 7th April, Balloon artistes Guild Day
Day 15, 9th April, Unicorns
Day 16, 11th April, Positive Message
Day 17, 13th April, Something to Wear
Day 18, 15th April, Tools
Day 19, 17th April, Gardens
Day 20, 19th April, Weddings
Day 21, 21st April, History
Day 22, 23rd April, Earth Day

My design for the day was the Bat.
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« Reply #27 on: May 04, 2020, 06:28:37 PM »
The next theme was Video games. I made a game controller.
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« Reply #28 on: May 06, 2020, 09:56:25 AM »
The next theme for the challenge was Halloween. And I had just made the Bat for Earth day.
I went with the clown from IT and a mad Pug. These were the two designs that Danielle
and Sally made and I did a variation on them and put together.
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« Reply #29 on: May 07, 2020, 10:11:51 AM »
My design for the day, I also got my artwork department to add to the scene  ;D

Day 1, 21st March, Easter
Day 2, 22nd March, Mum
Day 3, 23rd March, Under water
Day 4, 24th March, Jungle
Day 5, 25th March, Space
Day 6, 26th March, Birds
Day 7, 27th March, Mr Men
Day 8, 28th March, Transport
Day 9, 29th March, Weave
Day 10, 30th March, Super Heroes
Day 11, 1st April, Food
Day 12, 3rd April, Something from a Book
Day 13, 5th April, Favourite Things
Day 14, 7th April, Balloon artistes Guild Day
Day 15, 9th April, Unicorns
Day 16, 11th April, Positive Message
Day 17, 13th April, Something to Wear
Day 18, 15th April, Tools
Day 19, 17th April, Gardens
Day 20, 19th April, Weddings
Day 21, 21st April, History
Day 22, 23rd April, Earth Day
Day 23, 27th April, Video Games
Day 24, 29th April, Halloween
Day 25, 1st May, A Day at the Beach
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