Balloon twisting and biology: we talk about Masayoshi Matsumoto

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The Japanese artist has been surprising for several years on social networks with his high level of detail, creating an incredible series of animals only with balloons and air.

There are young people who see a clown twist a balloon into a puppy and they are stunned, but, possibly, when Masayoshi Matusmoto He saw it as a child and thought that he not only wanted to know how he had done it, but that he could surely cover all of zoology to create his own little private reserve. And he got to it.

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Ballooning An artistic technique on the rise?

As an artist who works with balloon twisting, Matsumoto knows that his work cannot last over time, but this does not bother this Japanese man who has been perfecting his work for more than a decade.

Although globes wither over time, they have the same transitory nature as the ikebana (Japanese flower arranging art) and I think it's a wonderful thing.

Masayoshi Matusmoto

The importance of material in ballooning

Not only is this artist a master when it comes to choosing the different types of balloons he works with, from opaque to those with metallic effects, but on his YouTube channel he explains various peculiarities of his work, such as that each "Animal" takes between 3 and six hours (beyond the design) or, contrary to what you might think, does not use any type of adhesive.

Do you want to get started in the world of ballooning?

If you think you need a hobby, hobbies or something else to do, we have the solution for you. The artist participates in a YouTube channel where he shows step by step how to create one of these wonders of plastic and air. Do not worry because he does not choose the most complex ones for his private classes, but uses a simpler style so that you can get started without too many complications. Who knows, maybe you will find a hidden talent to take advantage of 😉


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