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Unread 05-18-2017, 02:25 PM   #1
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Floating tail (with helium)

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I'm trying to iron a foil balloon to fit into my tail so it can float, but because the balloon material itself is too heavy and small, it won't float. Is there a solution to this or an alternative?
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Unread 05-18-2017, 03:32 PM   #2
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what is the final design youre trying to achieve? (character reference)
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Are you trying for a tail like a Marill from Pokémon? I feel like strong wire to hold up the tail would work better than trying to inflate it using helium, which will leak out over time.
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Unread 05-19-2017, 11:38 PM   #4
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Opps, I forgot,

I'm doing Rin form blue exotcist
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Unread 05-19-2017, 11:51 PM   #5
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ref img
http://images6.fanpop.com/image/phot...3-1163-860.jpg

ah, so a thin "demon/devil" tail, but having fur/fire end rather than the arrowhead

probably go with wire is what others will suggest (im not qualified to say)

for the fur or fire i think you could use faux fur for either effect

but ya its going to be too small to "float" using gasses
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Unread 05-20-2017, 12:09 AM   #6
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Yeah you dont want helium, you want wire and fur.

This is a great example of this method
http://beastsoul.deviantart.com/art/...rial-337270700
http://www.deviantart.com/art/Rin-Ok...Tail-260393566
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