Restaurant Work: Learning from the Hard Knox

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Working in a restaurant will present you with numerous challenges as a performer. By writing down what happened at your event, you can improve yourself as an entertainer. Though this is true at any event, my experience has shown restaurants to be the most enlightening. Recently I had a restaurant gig where I had a … Read more

Professional Essentials for the Entertainment Business

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

As I’m growing in my business, I’m learning that there are a few tools of the trade that one cannot live without as far as being a professional entertainer goes. I’ve made a quick list of the things that have stuck out most in my mind over the past week and included a small statement … Read more

10 Tips to Keep a Restaurant Client Happy

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

The following are the basic guidelines I use and teach to those interested in restaurant entertainment. This is just the short list of basic guidelines that act as a preamble before the full chunk of the manual is reviewed. I provide them here as a list of suggestions for others interested in working restaurants as … Read more

Recap of Day One: 100 Articles in October

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Boy the first day is the hardest.  Checking, double check, and even triple checking to make sure everything goes as planned.  I had enjoyed reading Patricia Bunnell How to Make a Rat with a Chef’s Hat, which is a great balloon design.  I think I will use it for my restaurant this Halloween, just remove … Read more

Success is 99% Failure. – Soichiro Honda

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

The greatest asset in this business is failure. That’s right! – Failure. I know some of you are thinking that I am insane, but I want you to try and hear me out. First off, what is failure to a balloon artist? Is it when a balloon pops? It is when a design doesn’t look … 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