Universities and schools often need financial help so that they can serve our communities. This morning I had the privilege to be a small part of a golf tournament to raise funds for George Mason University (GMU) thanks to the generosity of Sandy Spring Bank. The bank is strongly involved in local community relations and commissioned me to make 2 golfers for the event. TJ and I … [Read more...] about Tee Off for George Mason University
https://youtu.be/3wEAntOHM2Q It's fun to hear what the public has to say about our work. What a privilege to work with so many talented balloon artists, with Larry Moss & Kelly Cheatle, to create something fun and whimsical. Do you want to see it go up? Check this out. https://youtu.be/nicTbKdzahU Need to put some color and fun into your event? Call us at … [Read more...] about Balloon Manor 2015: Awesome, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It
Last week TJ & I had the privilege of being part of the crew for Balloon Manor 2015. We joined with about 70 other balloon artists, including our daughters, Julie Michael & Tracy Michael, to build a 5 story tall under sea scene complete with a sinking ship, an octopus, shark, assisted fish, & more. Here's a quick overview of the project. Here's a quick slide show of … [Read more...] about Balloon Manor 2015: A Community Art Project for All
People often ask me how long it took me to learn to do what I do. I'll tell you: I don't know. I'm still learning. Just a couple of weeks ago I attended Twist & Shout Balloon Convention 2015 where I participated in a master class taught by internationally acclaimed Russian artist Irina Lobanova. I'm still working to master her techniques, but my learning won't stop there. … [Read more...] about How Long Did It Take You To Learn All These?
We're at the beginning of a new calendar year. What are you doing to celebrate? One decision I made was not to write any resolutions this year. I decided to set goals instead. People generally don't expect to keep their resolutions. They expect to break them. Goals are different. They're something to continue working toward, even when there are temporary setbacks. My goal is … [Read more...] about 2015: Celebrate!