I cut up one of my aforementioned explosion attempts (teddy bear stuffing spray painted black) and wrapped it around a black twist tie that happened to be handy. I secured it with thread and good dollop of PVA glue and hung it up to dry. Afterwards I added some more black paint and voila!
A more traditional view:
Hopefully that's the only time I will see my beloved Albatross going down in smoke.
A close up of my new smoke markers:
Maybe I can turn my hand to fly fishing next...