Re: Balloon type costumes
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, "Curtis" <gckidd@...> wrote:
> --- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, Sylvia Rognstad <sylvia@> wrote:
> > <*snip*> The costumes seem to
> > be big balloon type things filled with air, which is what I was
> > thinking of for the water drops. What I can't figure out, if this is
> > the case, is how you could make a tight enough seal on the balloons
> > at the neck, arms and legs to keep the air in. Any ideas?
> At a guess, I'd say look into how they make the inflatable sumo-wrestler outfits that you can rent from some party places. Sounds to me like the same kind of principle, and you don't have to have a constant air supply to keep the suit inflated...people can fall over and bounce in them, etc...
> I don't even know if people still use them, but they were hugely popular about 10-15 years ago...