How to make Pinch-Twists.
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Another basic technique that should not be neglected is making "Pinch-Twists", or what I like to call "beans"!
So look carefully. You start with two bubbles in a row, the second one nice and round if you can manage.
At the start, I place a finger in the middle, to pull the bubble back, so it doesn't impede the pinching movement we're doing on both ends of the bubble. This allows me to block everything together very easily. There!
Well, you can still do this without pulling with your finger. For example, here, I'm pinching, I'm twisting... Well, sure... it still works. But it creates needless friction on the balloon, and with it a bigger chance of the bubble bursting!
No, the best is: one bubble, two bubbles, pull a little, pinch right in the middle, and twist! Go on! Practice making at least a dozen of these in a row. One bubble, two bubbles, pull a little, pinch right in the middle, and twist! And so on, and so forth!
So do practice this technique. "Pinch-twists" can be found in the tiger's ears, and in many other creations.
So... see you soon! For some new lessons with Mossieur Ballon!
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