No clowning around – Japanese artist turns balloon twisting into art

Think a poodle or sword are the only creative things that can be made by twisting balloons? This man’s incredible balloon talent will have you in awe. 

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The humble art of balloon twisting has been a clown’s favourite party trick since the dawn of time (or however long clowns have been around). But this artist has taken it to a whole new level. These creations are works of art.

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Japanese balloon artist Masayoshi Matsumoto has created some of the most incredible creatures from humble balloons.

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He assures that he doesn’t use any adhesive, magic pens or seals to form his creatures.

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The detail in each of the balloon creations is incredible, the animals are eerily lifelike – despite being made from rubber.

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If you think you’re a bit of a dab-hand at balloon twisting, Masayoshi does offer some tutorials at Isopresso. What a party trick for your kid’s next birthday!

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