News: Stories This Week in My Balloon Animals World

First off, let's explain the story that inspired the phot I'm using for the post. Friday night, restaurant gig at Vallartas Mexican Restaurant in Lutz/Land O' Lakes, and I was making balloons for all the children throughout the evening. As I'm about halfway through my shift, I approach a table with two little girls (and their parents). One girl was about 6 with straight blond hair and the second girl, like pictured, had the most adorable little blond ringlets bouncing around her face as she g...

How To: Learn how to make a balloon animal dog from this simple video

http://www.BalloonLibrary.comMr. Fudge teaches how to make a balloon animal dog the easy way on this simple step by step balloon animal video from youtube. Your Balloon Man, Mr. Fudge has been a balloon artist and entertainer for years, specializing in teaching other entertainers how to twist balloons. With his years of expertise in the balloon world, you're sure to find this tutorial easy to follow and fun to watch. Happy twisting!

How To: Market As a Balloon Artist Entertainer

Whether you are part time or full time as an entertainer, anyone can use help in marketing or advertising. Below are a few suggestions for helping get your name out as an entertainer in your area. For a more detailed list, be sure to check out www.BalloonLibrary.com where you can find an eBook on market domination and restaurant entertainment as well.

News: Animal Balloon Font

An app for iPod, iPhone and iPad, "Font Animals" is a balloon animal font that allows you to send customized messages from any of the aforementioned devices. Available on iTunes for $2.49: "With the SHAKE mode, you can shake ANIMAL FONT to create harmonious sound. You can also drag, throw, and pop ANIMAL FONT with your finger..."

News: Balloon Animals Flash Mob in Boston Mall

Balloon animals are great fun, but imagine what it would be like to eat in the food court of your local mall and then suddenly have a multitude of nearly a hundred or more balloon artists twisting balloon dogs and swords all together at the same time? Welcome to balloon animal flash mobs! This was just the first of what I'm sure is more to come. Check it out!

How To: Pick a Costume As a Balloon Artist

Whether it is a clown costume or a tuxedo, every balloon artist should have a costume or outfit to wear while performing with balloons. Finding a great costume shouldn't be that hard, but when it comes to picking one out it can be frustrating if you don't know what you're looking for. A few things to think about when trying to pick out a costume:

News: Great Books for The Balloon Artist and Entertainer

Below are a number of balloon artist related books that I have collected over the years. If you do not see a book that you own listed here, please feel free to let me know about it as I would love to add it to my collection. Additionally, I would be more than happy to share information on the books that I have here if you are interested in trying to find them for your own collection. Wishing you all the best in your balloon career...

News: Balloon Library Site for Learning Balloon Animals

Balloon Library is a great place to learn how to make balloon animals. There are free tutorials and also paid tutorials as well. There is a section for basic, intermediate, and advanced balloon tutorials. Additionally, there is a section for eBooks on balloon twisting and a balloon forum also. It is a site I highly recommend to anyone asking me about learning balloon animals.

News: Balloon Twisting Hints and Tips

Here are just a few little random tips that may help you while making balloon animals for fun and profit. This list is only a collection of random balloon tips and tricks that I've come up with on the fly tonight. If you have any other suggestions or questions, please feel free to post them in the comments section and I'll do what I can to help as well.

How To: Make a Balloon Animal Sword

Go out and find a bag of Qualatex Balloons from your local party suplier or party store. Qualatex is the "Very Best Balloons" you can get and they tend to be easiest to work with.Buy a quality hand pump that you can use to blow up the balloons. A quality pump should run anywhere from $3 - $7 for a basic dual action hand pump. It may not be easy to find a quality one in a party store, but I'm sure they'll have something that will work. Anything is better than nothing when it comes to having a ...

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