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Photographs supplied by Helen Creswick
Rebecca Foley won first prize for the buffet and second prize in the large sculpture categary for the highly details entry "The Reef" at the 1999 Australasian Balloon Convention Read a Press Release and Review. This convention was hosted by the Queensland chapter of the Balloon Artists & Suppliers Association (BASA), Australaia (Gunter Blum of Balloons Galore, President).

Rebecca Foley began her career with Balloons Galore, Brisbane, where she learned the art of balloon decorating from industry leaders Gunter Blum and Marloes Bakker-Mardsen. Recently, she has been employed by Katrina Cook, Special Events, and is now running her own balloon business in Brisbane. She can be contacted through Helen Creswick at BASA Queensland at helenc@dyson.brisnet.org.au

The Reef: A view of the entire piece. The Reef: A close-up of the piece The Reef: A close-up of the piece The Reef: A close-up of the piece

Photographs by Larry Moss
This image of a Wedding Cake, created by Larry Moss is featured in the Balloon HQ Balloon Fabrics Tutorial. Techniques covered in the tutorial include making 2-d (also shown below) and 3-d circular fabrics, balloon braiding, speed techniques, and using hearts for balloon fabrics. Instructions are illustrated by photographs and short video clips.
Wedding Cake, by Larry Moss Sunburst, by Larry Moss

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