April 12, 2017

I introduced my Big Bird costume at the Twist and Shout 2014 balloon convention in Chicago.  It was my first time competing in this event, my wife and I had a great time at the convention.  I modelled the costume to move and behave like the original Big Bird costume fr...

April 11, 2017

AstroHal wore my lunar rover wearable costume at a local outdoor festival.  It went very well with his astronaut outfit!

April 11, 2017

My friend made a fun movie about himself as AstroHal, he was combating a brain sucking alien which I created out of balloons and was worn by his friend.  My first time as a props guy in a movie.  Great fun!

March 25, 2017

Here is a time lapse video of our large competition entry at the FLOAT Balloon Convention 2017.  With members of Canada’s Twisted Team -  Glen LaValley, Kristal Yee, Martin Lemire, twisters/designers Lisa MacIntire and Mandana Moshrefzadeh, and with help from the talen...

March 25, 2017

Watch the fun as we grace the catwalk in our balloon costumes.  I was so pleased to pair up with the incredible Andrea Noel to create Snow White’s Evil Witch and Mirror On The Tree costume, we won People’s Choice and 2nd place in this competition.  Posted March 2017....

March 25, 2017

I spend a lot of time trying out new ideas to incorporate into my balloon business, as well as everyday life, whether it  be creating new sculptures, trying new techniques or simply looking around at how things can be done.

When I am actively problem solving, I consider...

March 25, 2017

When I go to a local music festival in the summer I really like to hide out in the beer tent and make big fancy balloons for the festival staff as promotional / marketing work.  I do this because: 1) I get to practise big pieces I normally don’t have time to do, 2) I p...

March 25, 2017

A fun thing I like to do at an event is make balloon rings for the ladies.  This is a good way to give the lady’s husband/boyfriend/escort a chance to have some fun.  I will make the big balloon ring (I use 646 airship balloons for a spectacular effect) and say to the...

March 25, 2017

I I am continually looking for new ways to share balloons with the world.  Last Christmas I created a special balloon Christmas tree for a retirement lodge, which sat in their front lobby to welcome guests and residents.  I even added strings of LED lights for a more r...

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