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An Elephant Woven with Balloons

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Weaving a Balloon Elephant
Weaving a Balloon Elephant

For a live performance creating themed designs about the continents of the world in Perpignan, in 2012, Môssieur Ballon decided to weave a full-size balloon elephant. Here is the state of progress after one day of weaving.

Weaving a Balloon Elephant

For a live performance creating themed designs about the continents of the world in Perpignan, in 2012, Môssieur Ballon decided to weave a full-size balloon elephant. Here is the state of progress after one day of weaving.

Creating the Mahout
Creating the Mahout

Day 2 saw the completion of construction of the structure, then was spent putting on the finishing touches.

Creating the Mahout

Day 2 saw the completion of construction of the structure, then was spent putting on the finishing touches.

Life-size Balloon Elephant
Life-size Balloon Elephant

The end result of several days of weaving! A life-size balloon elephant and mahout, made for a themed performance about the continents of the world - this design was chosen to represent Asia. Thankfully, Asian elephants are smaller.

Life-size Balloon Elephant

The end result of several days of weaving! A life-size balloon elephant and mahout, made for a themed performance about the continents of the world - this design was chosen to represent Asia. Thankfully, Asian elephants are smaller.

 
 
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