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September Model of the Month (Cow)
« on: September 02, 2019, 11:25:17 AM »
We are going with the cow design as the model of the month for September.
Will try and put up the step by step instructions ASAP.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2019, 09:37:43 AM »
Here we go then with the cow design.
If you do order from us then this is what will be in the
complimentary bag of balloons with every order.

If you do make the cow it would be nice to see a few posted as many
a time it does feel like I'm talking to myself here on Balloon Chat.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2019, 09:40:24 AM »
Pre stretch the white balloon as this will make the balloon 4/5 fingers longer.

Leave 7 fingers un-inflated and make a 3 finger bubble followed by a 1 finger
pinch twist. Then you need a 4 finger bubble and another 1 finger pinch twist,
this is the top of the cows head. Make another 4 finger bubble and another
1 finger pinch twist
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2019, 09:41:35 AM »
Attach the nozzle of the balloon to this pinch twist to form a triangle.

You now need to gentle pull the balloon around the first pinch twist you made.
This is the pinch twist at the end of the 3 finger bubble.

To make the legs twist two 4 finger bubbles and a 1 finger pinch twist.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2019, 09:43:43 AM »
Then twist another 4 finger bubble for the body which is twisted
into the pinch twist behind the head.

Make another 4 finger bubble for the third leg and push this through
and round the lower section of the first two legs you made.

Then make the last 4 finger bubble and twist into the rear pinch twist,
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2019, 09:45:07 AM »
Deflate the rest of the balloon leaving a 1 finger bubble.
You can use the rest of the un inflated balloon as the tail for the cow.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2019, 09:46:18 AM »
If you wanted to add the base/grass effect,
inflate the green 260 leaving 8/9 fingers un inflated.
Make a 2.5 finger fold twist and repeat this 6 times,
deflate the rest of the balloon but keep to tie into the
middle leg section to secure the cow to the base.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2019, 09:48:21 AM »
Twist the un inflated green a couple of times through
the lower leg section to secure tightly onto the base.

Inflate the black 160 half way, make a 3 finger, two 2 finger
and another 3 finger bubble and tie together.
Twist this in half to get the two separate ears.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2019, 09:50:30 AM »
Push the ears through the centre of the head.

The horns I made from chocolate but mocha would work.
Inflate a 4 finger bubble, split into two and then twist
into top of the head pinch twist.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2019, 09:51:12 AM »
Add artwork.
I made the mouth slightly lower than you might usually
as I wanted to add the eating grass effect.

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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2019, 09:54:03 AM »
This is added to the lower front pinch twist.
This pinch twist helps to hold the looped 260 in place but
also the un-inflated green balloons for the grass effect.

Hope the design is of use to some.
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Re: September Model of the Month (Cow)
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2019, 10:50:59 PM »
My first attempt. If only I have the right colours and didn't make the ears too big

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