How I Sucessfully Work with Balloon Decorators

Balloon art has come a long way from simple round balloons attached to a Mylar filament. I work with well-accomplished balloon decorators in the Chicago land area and they typically come to me because they know I can build it faster and, many times, better then they can. Decorators understand their limitations, just as I … Read more

The #1 Rule of Balloon Twisting

Bruce Lee said, “Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically our own.” He was talking about the martial arts, but I say this should be the #1 rule of balloon twisters. Adapt what is useful will get you jobs.  These jobs will be more entertaining and profitable than spending … Read more

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

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