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Nothing gets a party popping like balloons


Nothing gets a party popping like balloons. But when it comes to balloon twisting, trust us when we say it’s easier said than done. It takes a lot of training to get the technical twists right.


Why not get someone to blow you away? Our talented balloon twisters can make anything – poodles, flowers, swords and hats of all shapes and sizes – while you keep soaking up the fun. Just pop the question and they literally won’t let you down.


Why choose FacepaintingCo?


FacepaintingCo balloon twisters are gifted artists, but they never forget to entertain. They keep the vibes off the ground while they make magic happen. And of course, all of them take proper precautions during the pandemic and have working with children checks. So you can rest assured this party popping fun is totally safe.


If there ever was a crowd pleaser, balloons are it!

Kids aren’t the only ones who love to get blown away.


From corporate events, to carnivals, to kid’s parties of all shapes and sizes, everyone loves a balloon. That’s because they can take the shape of the party they’re in. So whatever the occasion, invest in the best balloon twisters with FacepaintingCo. Our Balloon Twisting artists bring along all their balloon equipment for the day.

FacepaintingCo entertainers are always well presented, they come dressed in colourful attire or FacepaintingCo uniform.


Our Entertainers have valid Working With Children Checks and Public Liability insurance so you can be rest assured that your kids are in the best hands and everyone will be safe.

As each event can be quite different please reach out so we can advise you on what package best suits your event we are always happy to help. Call us on 0433047057 or please get in touch online.

What is balloon twisting? 

Balloon modelling or balloon twisting is the shaping of special modelling balloons into almost any given shape, often a balloon animal. People who create balloon animals and other twisted balloon sculptures are called Twisters, Balloon Benders, and Balloon Artists. Twisters often perform in restaurants, at birthday parties, fairs and at public and private events or functions.

Two of the primary design styles are "single balloon modelling", which restricts itself to the use of one balloon per model, and "multiple balloon modelling", which uses more than one balloon. Each style has its own set of challenges and skills, but few twisters who have reached an intermediate or advanced skill level limit themselves to one style or another.


Depending on the needs of the moment, they might easily move between the one-balloon or multiple approaches, or they might even incorporate additional techniques such as "weaving" and "stuffing". Modelling techniques have evolved to include a range of very complex moves, and a highly specialized vocabulary has emerged to describe the techniques involved and their resulting creations.

Some twisters inflate their balloons with their own lungs, and for many years this was a standard and necessary part of the act. However, many now use a pump of some sort, whether it is a hand pump, an electric pump plugged in or run by a battery pack, or a compressed gas tank containing air or nitrogen. Twisters do not generally fill their creations with helium, as these designs will not usually float anyway. The balloons for twisting are too porous for helium and the designs are generally too heavy for their size for helium to lift.


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