A Day in the Shoes of a Balloon Artist

An inflated balloon twisted into a balloon animal brings joy to a child, minutes later it pops, and tranquility and joy is replaced with remorse and crying. Beautiful venue, happy people, polite kids, having a great time… one persons greedy egotistical attitude wrecks your peace of mind all through a sleepless night. Working non-stop, sore … Read more

Restaurant Entertaining

I have spent years learning and creating ways to market and entertain at restaurants.  The influx between regulars and new customers makes it fun and challenging.  Returning customers allow you the opportunity to try out new material.  If it flops or the balloon design is not up to your standard, don’t worry. You have a … Read more

Entertaining for a Breast Cancer Awareness

Balloon I Love Boobies Breast Cancer

Over the past couple of months, I have seen young ladies wearing rubber band bracelets with the slogan on them saying, “I love boobies.” Apparently, it is a bracelet to show support for the Breast Cancer Society. This month I’m in negations to entertain at an exhibitors reception with an association raising money for the  … Read more

It’s elementary, my dear Watson. It’s a balloon animal.

Its elementary Dr Watson Banner

In the past couple of hours, I’ve learned that having a 7th-month-old crawling around the house, a 2.5-year old being potty trained, is not the place to develop a detailed balloon sculpture.  Between chasing the baby, answering questions, and getting up-to-the-minute recaps about the cartoon playing on TV, it took me 2.5 hours to make … Read more

Avatar – Balloon Animal

Balloon Avatar Movie Head

James Cameron’s “Avatar” I haven’t seen the movie yet, but that didn’t stop me from making one of the main characters of the 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 … Read more

Experience the Thrill of being Balloon Artist this Holiday Season

Corporate Entertainment – its a blast! I awoke from my sleep suddenly to hear the screeching sound of a fire alarm. Could I really be hearing it right, I thought? It’s 4:00 am, and I need to get on the road in two hours.  I jump out of bed and look around the hotel room.  … Read more

Balloon Animal Instructions

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Learn how to make balloon animals in just minutes Introducing the ONLY balloon animal instructions that are 100% DESIGNED FOR KIDS that incorporates the previous balloon sculpture twists, along with EDUCATING them on spelling and fun facts! Fans of Balloon Twisting are saying…. “Love what I saw. Balloons animals I used to hate, but now … Read more

How to make a Balloon Cocoon

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

(Caterpillar/Butterfly Body) Here’s a quickie for today. Simple and easy. Use it as a stand-alone or can use it as a butterfly body. I learned this one at one of the many conventions I used to attend. I can’t remember who taught it, but it is not my original. It’s a cool one. Enjoy! Inflate … Read more