Going Big

Too often events dictate the amount of detail that a balloon artist can actually do, the size of the balloon to use, and the amount of actual entertaining. Every once and a while the perfect event happens that going big is right.  The impact is a “WOW” factor of ten.  The presentation of the balloon … Read more

It’s elementary, my dear Watson. It’s a balloon animal.

Its elementary Dr Watson Banner

In the past couple of hours, I’ve learned that having a 7th-month-old crawling around the house, a 2.5-year old being potty trained, is not the place to develop a detailed balloon sculpture.  Between chasing the baby, answering questions, and getting up-to-the-minute recaps about the cartoon playing on TV, it took me 2.5 hours to make … Read more

Developing and Designing Balloon Animals

It was a quiet day at the restaurant where I performed comedic balloon entertainment, so I used the slow evening to create this fire-breathing Dragon.  A little girl was watching, and when I was done, guess who got it? Here is a side view of the Dragon.  It is never easy to take a picture … Read more

Balloon Entertainer Breaks more Balloons, while Creating Fewer Balloon Animals, and Still People Hire Him

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

“Did you just break that balloon?” is a comment from a guest attending a 1st birthday party. “Yes, I did” is my reply. In fact, it seems I cannot make a balloon animal nowadays without breaking a balloon. It is ironic that the more skilled I become at twisting balloons animals, the more efficient I … Read more

Balloon Sculptures

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

What is a balloon sculpture, but a twisted piece of art? Balloon sculptures are artwork that deflates. Balloon sculptures can mimics real life situations. Getting a haircut Balloon sculptures is what I do for a living. Feel free to post your own ideas in the comment box below.