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Graham Lee

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Bonus Model of the Month
« on: September 12, 2019, 08:27:10 AM »
We are having an added extra model of the month after working an event this week.
Its the by Royal appointment Cucumber. I will add the step by step details later.
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Re: Bonus Model of the Month
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2019, 11:26:57 AM »
So to make the cucumber by Royal Appointment.

I have used Spring Green but ordinary green would work.
Get a 5" round and a 350, use a kebab stick or part of a
metal coat hanger as a stuffing tool and insert the
5" round into the 350.

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Re: Bonus Model of the Month
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2019, 11:33:26 AM »
Inflate the 5" fully and tie off with a loose knot, shape this balloon a little.

Soft Knot.
You need to slide the knot away from the 5" and 350 balloon
later for the thinning look to the end of the cucumber.

Cut 4 fingers off the end of the 350, to get a thinner look to the 350 when
inflating stretch the 350 balloon while holding the 350 close to the 5" round.

If air gets passed the 5" round it will damage the look of your cucumber.

You can see the thinning process at the centre top of the 350 cucumber.
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Re: Bonus Model of the Month
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2019, 11:36:12 AM »
Cut off the excess of the 350, shape a little and then add artwork.
I used a green pen but you could lightly add a little black as well?

If you do make then please post a picture...…………...Thanks.
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