|To make layered eyes, you will need three
A black, a white, and one more of what ever color you want.
I like to make light blue eyes, but the light green is nice
too. and nothing makes a monster scarier than red eyes.
First make a black balloon ball. This will be the center of the
eye. All the other balloons will be layered around it. Inflate a black
260Q so that you have a little less then a foot of inflated balloon
and plenty of tail (un inflated balloon).
Twist a small section, of about an inch in diameter. This with
roughly be the size of the eye. This will be the ball.
Push the inch sized ball section into the body of the rest of the
balloon. I used a clear balloon here because it would be difficult to
show this step with a black balloon.
Now twist the section of the body that is immediately around the
ball so that it layers it.
Break the balloon in two at the twist. You can tie the remainder, and
use it to create the second eye.
We now have our ball, the center of the eye. In black it looks like
Inflate the blue (or what ever color eye you would like) and repeat
the Steps 3 -5 using the black ball as if it were the inch section.
When you reach Step 5 and break and the balloon in two, make sure a
little of the ball is showing through. This gives it a layered effect.
Inflate a white and repeat Steps 3-5 again, using the blue and
black ball as if it were the inch section.
When you get to Step 5 to break the balloon in two, make sure that
the black part of the blue is showing through. You will also want to
leave some length on the end so that you have something to twist into
the animal. It should resemble a tadpole slightly
You should now have a realistic looking layered eye to decorate you
balloon animal sculpture with. Enjoy.
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