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

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 principal 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 MySpace directory; … 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