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January Competition (Rabbit)
« on: December 20, 2016, 11:47:33 AM »
I was thinking of having the rabbit for next months competition.
I will make a couple of tweaks her and there possibly but thinking about it.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2016, 03:08:35 PM »
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2016, 03:10:43 PM »
For those that purchase from us this is what will be in the complimentary packs for Jan.
If you post your entry here then you will go in the draw to win a balloon modelling DVD and a book for this month.

If you do not buy from us then no problem, please have a go just for fun.
I will post the step by step instructions after Christmas.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2016, 02:57:18 PM »
Inflate the white 260 leaving 6/7 fingers un-inflated.

Make two 1.5 finger bubbles, tie the knot around the second twist and
then twist the knot of the balloon over the centre section to make two pinch twists.
This will be the nose section of the rabbit.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2016, 02:59:11 PM »
The lower mouth section is a 2 finger bubble and pinch
twist this bubble into the two pinch twist nose bubbles..

You then need a small 2 finger bubble followed by a 3 finger fold twist for one of the cheeks..
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2016, 03:01:23 PM »
Make the second 3 finger fold twist for the second cheek followed by a 1 finger
pinch twist to hold the cheeks separate at the back of the head.

You then need a 4 finger bubble for the face and a 1.5 finger bubble pinch twisted
for the top of the head where the ears will attach later.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2016, 03:04:19 PM »
You then need another 4 finger bubble for the back of the head,
twist this into the cheek bubbles.

Make a 1.5/2 finger bubble for the neck of the rabbit and then two 1.5 finger bubbles which
are pinch twisted for where the arms/front paws of the rabbit will be twisted into later.

If you have one pinch twist here the connection is a little on the loose side.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2016, 03:07:16 PM »
Inflate the second white 260 leaving approx. 4 fingers un-inflated.

Attach this around the 2 pinch twists, make a 4/5 finger bubble followed by
two 2 finger bubbles and then one more bubble 4/5 fingers in length.

Twist these into the two neck pinch twists.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2016, 03:09:17 PM »
The body on the rabbit I think looks better smaller so a 3/4 finger bubble is plenty.
Make a small 1.5 finger pinch twist, push the air to the end of the 260 making
a 2 finger bubble at the end of the 260 for the rabbit's tail.

Twist the tail into the pinch twist, split the large loop in half.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2016, 03:11:59 PM »
The centre twist of the large loop twists into the tail/pinch twist of the rabbit making his two feet.

You can then shape the feet.

Inflate the white 160 about 2/3 thirds of the way and make a 8 finger fold twist.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2016, 03:13:10 PM »
Then make another 8 finger fold twist for his other ear and attach to the top pinch twist.

Make a 4 finger bubble for the side of the face and twist this into the fold twists for the cheeks.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2016, 03:16:20 PM »
Make another 4 finger bubble for the other side of the face and twist around
the pinch twist and discard the rest of the 160 balloon.

Make a 2 finger bubble in the rose 260 and tie loosely,
if too tight it will look like a pinch twist and you want the nose to look roundish.

Attach to the nose section.

Add some artwork.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2016, 03:21:28 PM »
To add a little to the design you can make the carrot.

Inflate the end of the 160 orange with approx. an 8 finger bubble and approx.
2/3 fingers un-inflated depending if you want the carrot to have a rounded end or spikey.

Cut the green 160 in half and put a puff of air into the 160 and tie a knot at all four ends for symmetry.

Tie the orange 160 around the centre of the two halves of the green 160 balloon.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2016, 03:26:09 PM »
You then need to make a tulip/apple twist.

This has to be tied into the orange balloon other wise the green 160 will come flying
out of the carrot body. Use the excess of the orange 160 and then cut off the excess.

The knot of the balloon is in the lower section of the carrot.

If you then pull on the green 160's it will then sit nicer and give the balloon the carrot look.
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Re: Rabbit
« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2016, 03:29:26 PM »
Draw on a little artwork and there is your finished bunny rabbit with carrot.

Hope it worked out OK for you?
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