Japanese Artist Hands Down Has the Most Epic Balloon Art in the World

Japanese Artist Hands Down Has the Most Epic Balloon Art in the World

August 8, 2018
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Meet Masayoshi Matsumoto, a Japanese artist who can twist and turn regular balloons into works of art that resemble wild animals.
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The self-taught artist creates these intricate projects without any use of glue, which some artists use when making complicated balloon art.
The pieces are made by blowing balloons and twisting them together to form replicas of different creatures.
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I started making these seven years ago, I was really inspired by wildlife pictures and wanted to see if I could create realistic animals of my own,” the 28-year-old artist told Metro in 2016.
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According to the artist, it takes him at least two hours to finish a project, and up to six hours depending on the complexity of his target model.
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While he may be the dream artist at many children’s parties, Matsumoto said that he doesn’t do events or sell his work.
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Instead, after finishing his projects, taking pictures and posting them online, the artist then pops his work and continues on with the next art.
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For those who want to learn how to create balloon art, Matsumoto posted several short clips detailing some techniques that could help you get started.
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Follow Matsumoto’s Twitter page to see more amazing balloon art.
Featured Image via Instagram / isopresso_balloon
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