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 Post subject: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
PostPosted: Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:51 pm 
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Marc has volunteered to answer any questions you have for him next week

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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
PostPosted: Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:23 pm 
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What has been your best and worst experience whilst twisting?

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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
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@Darren What has been your best and worst experience whilst twisting?

My best experience whilst twisting was a little child who was very sad and as I gave her a balloon flower, she forget to cry and was happy and smiled.That was a very great experience to feel what a person can do with balloons.

I know that it isn't the 11th of may, but Darren asked me his question and I answered.Sorry if my english is not perfect.I am from germany :-)

Marc


My worst experience whilst twisting was a 6 inch heart balloon that pops as I inflated it by mouth and my face and my eyes where very red and they hurt very much and I had to stop twisting.That was at a disco and I twisted infront of very beautiful girls.


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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
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1, What road led you into balloon modelling?
I was very fascinated everytime I saw a person who was twisting an the street and made people happy with balloons.I wanted to learn that and one day I started with a pump/balloon and dvd package
2, when did you get started with balloons?I get started with balloons for 7 years

3, What’s your best twisting experience?My best experience was a girl that was crying and no one could make her happy, then I made I quick balloon dog for her and she smiled.

4, What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you during a ballooning/entertaining session?A 6 inch heart balloon which popped directly in my face and I had to stop twisting for a few hours.

5, What do you most enjoy about twisting & why?I most enjoy about twisting to make people happy with "my" balloons and it is fun for me what is possible to make with balloons.

6, What's your favourite age to entertain? I entertain for every age from a little child to old people

7, Do you have the same act but vary the presentation for all ages or do you have set acts for different ages? I have nothing special for different ages, I twist what they want !

8, What’s your favourite thing to make at the moment? My favourite thing at the moment is the new ebook "Something for everyone" from Thelma Levett and her great models.

9, What is the most asked for model? A flower, a heart, but I can't say that there is a most asked model, because I can twist what the people want ( Not everything ;-) but the most they request :-)

10, What do you tend to do more of if stuck in the 'balloon production line' model?
I can't give a answer to that question really

11, Who is your market aimed at? My market is aimed at all people.

12, What kind of work do you do mostly - parties? Corporate? Etc I mostly do parties and balloon animation on the street, also corporate sometimes.

13, What is your favourite/ideal gig to do? I like every gig.I want to make balloons on a holiday ....

14, What irritates you most at a gig? When the cue of the people (they waiting for balloons) becomes longer and longer


15, How do you book yourself? I don't make promotion, it is selfworking.Mouth to mouth advertising (as it called in germany)


16, What’s the biggest thing you’ve ever made?
The biggest thing with balloons I have ever made was a palm tree with a monkey (Sorry, I was not able to do bigger things, because I don't know how and don't know what, but I want to do bigger things for decoration.

17, What has been your proudest achievement in our wonderful world of twisted latex? Every balloon model I can do and can remember after I was twisting that makes me proud ;-)

18, What advice would you give to someone starting out, or wanting to increase their business?Practicing, practicing, practicing

19, What road in latex do you see yourself taking in the future I really don't know.

20, What is your personal goal when you set off to work? Is it money or to entertain etc?It is entertaining for me and to spend fun for the people.

21, What are your balloon goals for the future?I want to learn to make a balloon cow that looks like a cow (with a 6 inch heart balloon face.

22, If you could start all over again, would you change anything?No, I wouldn't change anything.

23, How would you like the future of balloon modelling to develop?mmmhhh I think everything will develop in the right way

24, Who's the most famous person you have made a balloon creation for ? I never did a balloon creation for a famous person :-(

25, How do you keep the enthusiasm going & what still excites you about our great world of latex I change the balloon color more often ;-)

26, What inspires or is your thought process in coming up with a new design The person who inspires me with her great balloon models is Thelma Levett.I love her work and like to twist her balloon models.I don't develop my own designs so far.Maybe in the future if I get better and better

27, Who would you like to work with dead or alive? I want to work with Thelma Levett and Graham Lee.

28, What makes you laugh? A little child when I hand out a balloon makes me happy and laughing.

I hope you can understand everythin I wrote and my english is not to bad.I am from germany !
Thank you for all that I could learn from you !


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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
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I've only just read these today as Marc has been updating one sigle post so others may have missed the added answers as well,
thanks for taking the time out to give your answers Marc :)
If anyone wants to ask Marc any more questions I'm sure he will be happy to answer them.

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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:48 pm 
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Hi Marc,

thanks for taking the time to answer these questions.

I have some more for you....

What is your favourite colour balloon?

What is your favourite size/shape of balloon?

What brand of balloon do you use?

What training or experience do you have in performing?

thats it for the moment,

Thanks
Danny

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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
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@Danny :

What is your favourite colour balloon? My favourite color of balloons are white, lime green and fuchsia ...

What is your favourite size/shape of balloon? My favourite size of balloon is the 260.

What brand of balloon do you use? I use Sempertex balloons !

What training or experience do you have in performing?
I twist balloons every day at home to get better and better.I perform where ever i get a gig :-) I hope I have answered all your questions to your pleasure.


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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
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Thanks Marc, it always interesting to see people answers to the same questions!

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 Post subject: Re: Parapsycho (Marc) Interview 5/11th April
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It was a pleasure for me to answer all the questions. :mrgreen:


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