How to Make Spinning Balloon Art

Spinning Balloon Yard Art

With the Covid-19 pandemic plaguing the entertainment industry, I find myself doing more balloon decor outside, which brings me to my nemesis, the wind. It never fails, every balloon delivery, installation, or balloon show I go out, and the wind begins to below. Balloons have no weight, and bends, twists, and vibrates in the wind … Read more

The Kit That Successful Balloon Yard Art Installer Must Have On Them

Things your should bring an a balloon installation when installing balloon yard art

Balloon Yard Art Emergency Kit Have you ever had that uneasy feeling when delivering balloon decor? You know that unsettling feeling that something is going to go wrong with the balloon yard art installation, and you’re going to do an emergency fix on site. Here are the things I bring when installing balloon yard art.  … Read more

Great Balloon Animal Designs That Use Heart Balloons

Balloon candy cup for valentines day using a heart balloon

The Durable Heart It’s twisted, stuffed, split, has lobs attached, and distorted to the point that it is unrecognizable. That is what balloon entertainers do to a heart balloon.  This little balloon was designed to show love. Yet diabolical entertainers look at this balloon and wonder?  How can I distort the heart to make something … Read more

Balloon Animals Artist – What Does That Mean?

“What do you call yourself?” The dialog that you would expect to hear from a science fiction movie as the glamorous heroine asks an alien to define its origin. Yet, this question has been asked 100’s of times by mom’s and dad’s trying to figure out what to call a person who makes balloon animals. … Read more

Learn How To Make A Princess Sword

The Princess Sword Mashup Sarah looks up at me very excited and asks for a unicorn, followed by her two older brothers asking for swords. Full combat sets forth, and Sarah looks at her brothers, and the excitement drains from her face as she realizes she really wants a sword. This is not the first … Read more

How to Make Unicorn Heads

Girls love unicorns, and over the years, I’ve made many different types using different balloons. Today, I share several unicorn head styles using hearts, LOL, and the standard 260 balloons. Over the years, I have learned that you don’t have to get too detailed with unicorns as long as the head is detailed and the … Read more

Entertainer Creates Awesome TEDxNaperville Stage

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

The room goes black at TEDxNaperville and there in glowing neon balloons is the cryptic word “awesome”. Balloon entertainer Dale Obrochta has visually mind mapped Jill Shargaa’s presentation, “ Please, Please, People, Let’s Put the Awe Back in Awesome” out of twisting balloons. “This was a first for any TED/TEDx talk”, says TEDxNaperville producer Arthur … Read more

New and Improved

Balloon decoration make from balloons by balloon artists Dale Obrochta

I stroll down the grocery aisle; my eyes catch the words, “New & Improved” on several products. The product is not new, but repackaged, a gadget has been added, fragrance or chemicals may have been stripped and replaced. In many cases we can call it a style change, or popular beliefs are making the product … Read more

January, the Month to Move Forward

Dale Obrochta with schools kids from a school fun day program.

They say a rolling stone gathers no moss, but if that stone only moves a fraction of an inch every decade, it will become moss covered. As I start my third decade of balloon entertaining, I find that I am constantly pushing my skills to new levels. I am not talking about balloon twisting skills, … Read more

How To Take Two Simple Halloween Balloon Figures And Make It Awesome

I have always been a fan of combining balloon figures and Halloween is the time of year when I like putting a twist on designs. Popular among the kids is photobombing, and I thought what would happen if a ghost decided to photobomb a teenager. What would that look like? Well a couple of balloon … Read more