This You Should Know: Balloon man

Jan 5, 2019

Balloon artist Mike Webb shows off his signature creation, the octopus.
Credit Cheryl Bartz

Mike Webb says he’s always been fascinated by balloon twisting – the shaping of ordinary-looking balloons into extraordinary things. The Benzonia resident is the self-styled "chief entertainment officer" for Balloon Dog Productions. In other words, he’s a professional balloon twister.


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