5 Things You Must Overcome During A Virtual Show

Art of Inflation Streaming to your TV living rooms

Talking with entertainers on the Internet, I’m hearing a lot of hesitation about doing a live streaming show, which made me think back to some of the insecurity my friends shared with me. Here’s what I heard and my suggestions on how to overcome their issues. Here the five problems plus a solution to overcome … Read more

Making A TikTok Video, The Balloon Artist Story

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Tap the app TikTok, and you see the wacky, off the wall, choreographed videos that use all the tricks of a small motion picture company.  Kids spend hours watching and even more time learning, memorizing, and producing these 15-second videos. I figured, what the heck, I would give it a try. To my surprise, I … 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

Today, I’m sharing a quick way to make a unicorn horn

Unicorn, after Unicorn, after Unicorn… that’s all I make when surrounded by a group of little girls. Over the years, I looked for shortcuts to making unicorns, just because they are a crowd favorite, and if you can save a step or two…you’ll get more balloon figures produced in a given time. Watch this video … Read more

A TEDx Talk That Exposes The Truth About People

Exposing Myself with Balloons Have you ever mentally planned out a meeting in your head and when it happens it’s nothing like you expected?  Well, that is what happened to me.  In August, I reached out to a TEDx producer, who I worked with before, and pitched him an idea.  The idea was based on … Read more

Putting A Twist on Captain America’s Shield

Captian America shield, made out of twisting balloons - by balloon artists Dale Obrochta

It was a very nice treat to look on Facebook and see all the people working on the Captain America’s Shield. I was especially happy to see a good friend Gerry Giovinco, AKA Captain Visual, took my basic instructions to another level. I admired Gerry’s work and his view on designing balloon figures. I can … Read more

Being Committed – Come Join Me!

Image of Dale Obrochta, Balloon Artists and Entetainer

I started writing Dale’s blog to challenge myself to constantly create new material. It did not matter if it was with balloons, videos, or writing. The goal was to keep the creative juices flowing. Several years later, I committed to writing every other day. It has been challenging coming home after entertaining or being out … Read more

Turn Off the Volume – Instructional Video Advice

I come to YouTube to learn, not hear poorly written comedy. I seek knowledge, not puns. I am the master of the volume control. I seek the pictures, not wisecracking charm. So keep your words of wit, this entertainer needs no puns, no charm, no silliness beyond.  I just want the facts, the twists, and … Read more