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January Model of the Month (Bird)
« on: January 01, 2019, 03:30:42 PM »
We are starting off with a two balloon bird for the
Model of the month for Jan 2019.

You could add white for the eyes and a 160 for a perch.
I went for simplicity for the beginning of the year 
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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2019, 03:31:51 PM »
You can also add a base and the 350 blush is meant to be a work, needs
a little artwork but was using an older picture from a little while back.
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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2019, 03:32:46 PM »
The complimentary kit will be sent out with all orders for January.
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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2019, 04:35:48 PM »
Inflate the Caribbean blue and leave approx. 6 fingers un inflated.

Make two 2/2.5 finger bubbles that will be the eyes of the bird,
followed by a 1.5 finger pinch twist.

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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2019, 04:37:20 PM »
Then for the side of the body a 5 finger bubble followed by another 1.5 finger pinch twist.

The tail is a 2 finger bubble, a 4 finger bubble and another 2 finger bubble twisted around the pinch twist.

Then make another 5 finger bubble for other side of bird body and twist back into the top pinch twist.





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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2019, 04:40:10 PM »
Wrap the 260 snugly over the two bubbles for the eyes and twist into the pinch twist again.

The front body section is a 6 finger bubble twisted into the tail pinch twist.

Inflate the orange 160 for the beak just over half way,
make a 3 finger and 2 finger bubble and tie together.
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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2019, 04:41:50 PM »
Leave a little slack on the 160 before you make the two 2 finger pinch twists for the side of the beak.
Twist these around the head section.
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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2019, 04:43:17 PM »
Make a 2 finger bubble followed by a 1 finger pinch twist and then
a 2 finger fold twist for the first foot of the bird.

Make a 3 finger bubble for his leg and twist into the lower pinch twist.
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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2019, 04:45:18 PM »
Then make another 3 fingers bubble followed by a 1 finger pinch twist
and then the other 2 finger fold twist for his other foot.

Make another 2 finger bubble and twist into the first pinch twist.
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Re: January Model of the Month (Bird)
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2019, 04:47:45 PM »
Deflate the rest of the orange 160 and twist the first 2 finger bubble into the other pinch twist.
I prefer to have two spacer bubbles between the feet for safety.

I then have the pinch twist sitting between the legs for added stability.

Add artwork and a base or perch if you would like to.
Hope the instructions help and if you do make the design
then please post a picture...……………………...thanks.
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