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Balloon Twisting 101 - Workshop for Magicians

Posted: November 11th, 2012, 11:57 pm
by Magic Inc
Balloon Twisting 101
with Pedro Nieves
Magic Inc. - Chicago

Call it balloon twisting, balloon sculpturing or balloon figure-making... if you ever wondered how to take a long latex balloon and twist it into a poodle then this is your lucky day!

Magic Inc's own Pedro Nieves will present a beginners' class targeted expressly for people who have NEVER twisted a balloon (but want to) or have had very minimal experience in the art of "Airigami."

This will be a 2.5 hour, hands-on workshop, and will cover:

-Types of balloons for the art
-Proper inflation, ties and balloon handling
-Basic twists: the building blocks of balloon twisting
-Basic sculptures
-Basic shaping techniques
-Proportion adjustment to create new sculptures
-Deconstruction procedures to replicate basic sculptures
-Other tricks of the trade and more!

After the workshop, each individual should know enough to be able to twist a few sculptures such as: dog, parrot, fish, sword, flower, teddy bear and several hats. In addition, every student attending the workshop will go home with the basic necessities for balloon twisting: a bag of balloons, hand pump, balloon clips and lecture notes. All this... just in time for the holidays to impress your family, friends and co-workers!

Event Details:
Date & Time: Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Magic Inc. Lecture Hall; 5082 N Lincoln Ave; Chicago, IL 60625
Age Restrictions: 10 years old to 99 - older with parental consent.
Other requirements: Must not be afraid of loud noises!
Capacity: Space is limited to 8 students, so reserve early

Reserve Your Place Today Online! at or by calling (773) 334-2855