Lifelike Balloon Animals That You Won't Find at a Child's Birthday Party

Alvin Ward
Masayoshi Matsumoto
Masayoshi Matsumoto / Masayoshi Matsumoto

Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto sees your balloon sword and raises you one intricate, glowing jellyfish. Using only balloons, Matsymoto is able to create incredibly detailed sculptures without the aid of markers, tape, or paint (his glow in the dark pieces are made with neon balloons and a black light). He has two Tumblr blogs to show off his creations: one for animals, and one for characters