Educating the World with Balloons

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Many folks know that Dale Obrochta, aka Magical Balloon-dude Dale, has been educating the world with balloons for years as an entertainer and as host and main writer of several online sites like: the MBD2 site which includes a Forum, Store, Dale’s Blog, the MBD2 Article Section and the Balloon Animal Database; a My Space … Read more

Barry Friedman: Who’s This Guy That’s Getting $15,000 for a Keynote?

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Barry Friedman, aka Barry Raspyni and one half of the entertainment duo the Raspyni Brothers, has been performing since the early 80’s. The Raspyni Brothers have appeared on national television more than 200 times, have toured as an opening act for dozens of celebrities like Tony Bennett, Robin Williams, Dennis Miller and Billy Crystal and … Read more

Face Painter Shannon Fennell writes for 100 Articles in October

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Canadian makeup artist and face and body painter Shannon Fennell has been quite prolific with the publication of her second book. “We’ve just released my book “The Business of Face Painting” and sales are brisk! I am working on the companion book right now “The Art of Face Painting” which we hope to release in … Read more

Elementary School Teacher makes Balloon Animals

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

William Beatty started out as a teacher that took a clown hiatus for a few years only to come full circle and teach once again. After learning some basics from a clown back in 1982, he went out and bought some balloons and Jimmy Davis’ One Balloon Zoo. “I love twisting balloons. I learned magic, … Read more

Jolene Jang makes an Impact this October 10th

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

“If you want to be treated like a high end business, you have to act like a high end business. When I am talking with a client, I talk about the results, not the ‘how we get there‘,” said Jolene Jang, meeting impact consultant and owner of Meeting Maximizer, aka Fun Specialist. “Many entertainers are … Read more

No Clowning around in these 10 Articles, Only How to Instructions

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Bunnell not only makes many hats, she wears many, as well. She is a balloon twister, clown, face painter, henna and airbrush tattoo artist, and producer of DVD’s with her company, My Friend and I Productions. (www.myfriendandiproductions.com ) “I got started in balloon twisting when I saw someone at the Seattle Center twisting balloons and … Read more

Vaughn is in! Look for 10 Articles this October 10th

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Jason Vaughn, owner of Higher Hope Entertainment in St. Louis, began entertaining as a balloon artist before he was 20. That was over six years ago. His entertainment services include not only balloons, but storytelling and musical shows for children, as well. (See www.higherhopeentertainment.com ) His interest in balloons began when he was on a … Read more

100 Articles that include Fudge

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Having trained over 300 individuals to make full time money with balloon art, Jonathan Fudge, aka “Mr. Fudge, Your Balloon Man”, said one of the things that motivates him is “being able to inspire others to start making a living doing something they truly love rather than the mundane and boring jobs that most people … Read more