Twisting Balloon Sculptures-an Introductory Course
What you'll learn
- Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to quickly create many fun balloon sculptures along with patter, jokes and funny routines.
- Students will have the confidence to entertain people individually and in front of small and large audiences.
- You will need to purchase sculpturing balloons. I recommend Qualatex or Betallatex entertainer/sculpturing balloons and a hand pump.
- Google: Sculpting Balloons. Amazon has some good prices and free shipping. You are looking for Qualatex (or Betallatex), 260 size - Traditional, Entertainer or Classic assortment.
- More detailed instructions and other options for purchasing items are provided in the first video.
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to quickly create many fun balloon sculptures along with patter, jokes and funny routines.
Dan will show you how, where and what to get the resources for twisting balloons.
He will demonstrate, through lecture and additional resources, how to inflate and tie off sculpting balloons, make the Dog, add a poofy tail (with jokes and patter,) the Pirate and Three Musketeer swords (with jokes, patter and bits,) the Mouse (plus jokes and tips,) the Figure 9, Tulip and Mr. Hand (with jokes, tips and skits,) a Flower (plus ideas on how to use it,) an Airplane (with a pilot!!) and more!
Who this course is for:
- This course is designed for people who have none to some experience in balloon sculpturing and want to twist balloons for fun and for profit.
Dan has been in creative work all his life. As a musician, he has produced or co-produced full-scale and demo music projects for a variety of musicians over the last 30 years. His experience as a composer and arranger is extensive. He has written for concert band, wind ensemble, choir, jazz band, brass choir, studio charts and other small and large scale music productions.
In 1993, he launched out into full-time performing utilizing music, drama, balloon artistry, comedy and other creative ways to entertain and to teach.
In addition to music and family entertainment, Dan has served as an adjunct professor of Music Theory and Composition at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, TX since 2003.