Decoding the World of Balloon Animal Artistry: Unveiling the Secrets Behind Balloon Artists and Their Enchanting Creations?

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“What would you name yourself?” You might anticipate this dialogue in a sci-fi film, where a glamorous heroine inquires about an alien’s origin. Surprisingly, this question has been posed numerous times by parents attempting to determine a suitable title for someone skilled in crafting balloon animals. I define balloon animal makers, folders, twisters, manipulators, and … Read more

How I Sucessfully Work with Balloon Decorators

Balloon Animal Cheshire Cat

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

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

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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

No Clowning around in these 10 Articles, Only How to Instructions

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Bunnell not only makes many hats, but she also wears many, as well. She is a balloon twister, clown, face painter, henna and airbrush tattoo artist, and producer of DVDs with her company, My Friend and I Productions. ( ) “I got started in balloon twisting when I saw someone at the Seattle Center twisting … 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 motivate 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 get … Read more

The Unknown Entertainer

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Since starting my blog I have been reading more and more blogs. What surprises me is how many bloggers talk about entertainers, but never mention the entertainer’s name? They write how great the entertainment was, how the kids enjoyed themselves, and will complain about the long line they waited in, but very rarely, and I … Read more