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"RIBS" FOR SCULPTURE MadeWithBalloons™ --- How It Began

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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] RIBS OF GOLD — Each of these eight sculptured balloon forms contains a custom formed, internal “RIB”. Together they suggest ribs for some swirling form that remains incomplete. Read more about this mystery and about how you can create your own sculpture MadeWithBalloons™ and “RIBS” at http://rouseings.madewithballoons.com/?p=1066 .[/caption]  "RIBS" FOR SCULPTURE MadeWithBalloons™ How It Began -------------------- ROUSEings™ -------------------- by Graham Rouse . The Very Beginning "RIBS" for balloon sculpture began with "Fantasy Flowers".  Balloon Fantasy Flowers are among the most popular variations of this inside-out approach. This approach can be traced back to at least the spring...

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"RIBS OF GOLD" MadeWithBalloons™

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  "RIBS OF GOLD"  MadeWithBalloons™ (1) "MUSINGS"  &  (2) "HERE IS HOW"  ------------ ROUSEings™ ------------ by Graham Rouse   (1) "MUSINGS" When I pause to consider this sculpture, these eight “Ribs Of Gold”, they suggest to me, a swirling motion without moving.  They give form to empty air.  They give rhythm to hollow space. They seem almost alive.  It is as if they be dancers performing an ancient rite.  They circle an invisible flame, to honor an absent god.  They lift their arms with hands together pointing upward.  They are swaying to and fro.  It seems they must originate in millennia past...

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"KALEIDOSCOPIC JEWELRY" MadeWithBalloons™

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[caption id="attachment_989" align="aligncenter" width="500"] This Kaleidoscopic image was inspired by and based on a photo of "Paintloons" by Bella Volen and Guido Verhoef.[/caption]   "KALEIDOSCOPIC JEWELRY" MadeWithBalloons™ ------  "ROUSEings™"  ------ By Graham Rouse This is a fascinating kaleidoscopic view of painted bodies and painted balloons. Bella Volen is a master artist/painter.  Guido Verhoef is a master balloon artist. They have worked together to produce some extraordinary "Paintloons". Their work often involves whole sets or scenes designed by Bella who also does exquisitely detailed paintings on the live models and on the balloons prepared by Guido. The image above started from a photo by...

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