Make me a Forgery

Every day, people counterfeiting works of art that they have seen on the internet.  Reputable companies sue people for infringing on their creative work, seek out people who can reproduce designs just because they’re too cheap to hire the artist who originated the design. Society has taught them to right click on the picture and … Read more

Avatar – Balloon Animal

James Cameron’s “Avatar” I haven’t seen the move yet, but that didn’t stop me from make one of the main characters of movie Jake Sully. This was the picture I used to develop the balloon sculpture. Let me know what you think of the design?  I always like reading your comments. Subscribe to Dale’™s Blog … Read more

Entertainer Misses Kid’s Birthday Party

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Oops, I missed another family birthday party.  Not on purpose–I was working.  My relatives have learned not to expect me at family events when it is on a weekend. They know that I will be performing my comedic balloon entertainment somewhere in Chicago and neighboring communities.  My wife, Michelle, will mark off dates on my … Read more

Improving upon My Arsenal of Balloon Animal Designs that are Cute Looking

My goal is simple–to keep improving upon my balloon designs. Which by the way, is a never ending task.  Lately, I have been experimenting with new styles and find tuning some of my older balloon animal designs. I’m taking new designs and applying body, head styles and features to things I normally make at birthday … Read more

Running with the Bulls

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Magical Balloon-dude Dale will be entertaining the Chicago Bulls fans with his comedic balloon twisting on February 12, 2009.  Dale will be roaming the United Center concourse form 4:30-6:00 pm.  The free balloon entertainment is sponsored by the Chicago Bulls. Subscribe to Dale’s Blog and get notified each time a new idea, tip or story … Read more

1st Birthday Party Theme

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

If you’re having a 1st birthday party and looking for a theme, then here are resources to theme ideas for birthday parties.  Don’t forget you going to need a good balloon entertainer who can incorporate cool balloon designs to fit your theme party. Book mark this page now! A Abby Cadabby Birthday Party – create … 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.

New Years Eve 1996 TV Interview

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

I finally converted this VHS recoding to a DVD. I was working for Chicago’s Navy Pier on New Years Eve 1996 and was interviewed by James Ward, ABC Channel 7 Food Critic for their ABC Rock’n New Years Eve Party. When this aired later in the evening I was already at a New Years Eve … Read more