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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2009, 04:26:35 PM »
Next twist three 1 finger bubbles for one side of her hair and a 1 finger pinch/ear twist and tie this into the nozzle of the heart. Then twist a 5/6 finger bubble for the angels halo and push the ear twist into this and shape accordingly.
You then need three more 1 finger bubbles for the other side of hair and twist the last bubble around the neck of the angel to secure.
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2009, 04:31:03 PM »
Push the air along the balloon to the nipple end and twist a 5 finger bubble for the other arm and twist around the neck again. The remainder of the balloon will be used for her wings so split into two and twist into two large equal figure of eight loops and secure into place. I normally wrap one of the arms around the back of the wings and around to the front again to secure.
Position everything so that the angel is sitting correctly.
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2009, 04:42:17 PM »
You can either friction twist the wings as in the first picture or add a twist in the wings at the top approx a third of the way round each wing as per the second picture and then add face details.
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2009, 08:05:37 PM »
Father Christmas Hat Instructions;

Start off with making the hat and beard. Inflate a scrap of red balloon to a 3 finger bubble and tie onto a white 260 which is inflated to about 4 fingers un-inflated. Do a marriage/tulip twist with the red and white balloon to about 2 fingers deep. Then twist a 3/4 finger bubble for Santa’s face followed by a 6 finger fold twist for his cheek.
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2009, 08:10:15 PM »
Inflate a red 260 to 4 fingers un-inflated and twist a soft roundish loose 2 finger ear twist for Santa’s nose and attach into position in the centre of his beard. Twist a 2 finger bubble followed by a 2 finger pinch twist where his arms will attach later.
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2009, 08:14:25 PM »
You then need a 4 finger bubble for the back of his body, followed by a 1 finger pinch twist where his legs will attach later. Measure the rest of the balloon around the victims head and tie into the pinch twist and discard the rest of the balloon.

Legs; To make it easier to view and follow we have made the design in various colours.....

Inflate a red (This is in yellow on the pictures) 260 and leave 4 fingers un-inflated, twist a 1 finger bubble followed by a 5 finger loop twist for his foot. Push the 1 finger bubble through the loop twist to secure and lock in place.
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2009, 08:17:02 PM »
You will then need a 8 finger bubble for his leg twisted into the lower body pinch twist, then take a 6 finger bubble up to the top pinch twist and twist into place, this will give Santa a nice rounder look as the original body bubble is only 4 fingers long. Come down the other side with a 6 finger body bubble twisted into the lower pinch twist, twist an 8 finger bubble for his other leg and then a 5 finger loop for his foot and roll through the small 1 finger bubble to finish. (Sometimes you get the measurement exactly right and others you need to deflate to finish with a small 1 finger bubble)
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #22 on: December 14, 2009, 10:44:03 PM »
Arms (are blue in the pictures)
Again inflate a red 260 leaving 4 fingers un-inflated, twist a 1 finger bubble and then two 2 finger bubbles for his hand, and roll through the small bubble to lock the hand in place. Twist a 5/6 finger arm bubble and twist around the top body pinch twist, then make a 1 finger pich twist which helps to position the head and body later.
Make a 4 finger bubble for the back of his body and secure around the bottom pinch twist. You will then need a good bubble for his fat tummy so around a 7 finger bubble secured into the top pinch twist and then with the rest of the balloon make the other arm and hands with a 5/6 finger arm bubble and two 2 finger hand bubbles and then the final 1 finger bubble pushed through the hand bubbles to secure.
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #23 on: December 14, 2009, 10:59:50 PM »
Here are a few more pictures that will help to make things clearer?
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #24 on: December 15, 2009, 01:25:11 AM »
Glad you put the instructions up Graham, as you confused me, by saying that father christmas was made with 3 260's, and couldn't work out how you did it. But all is good now, will make a few of these i think.  Cheers
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Re: December 2009, Model of the month. (Angel & Father Xmas Hat)
« Reply #25 on: December 15, 2009, 12:13:21 PM »
Quote from: "magicadie"
Glad you put the instructions up Graham, as you confused me, by saying that father christmas was made with 3 260's, and couldn't work out how you did it. But all is good now, will make a few of these i think.  Cheers
oops! It's four 260's and a scrap
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