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Necessary inflation...How I got started
« on: February 24, 2012, 04:30:05 PM »
In September of 2008 I was involved in a nasty motorcycle wreck.  In the wreck I broke my clavicle and 7 ribs on one side, my left wrist on the other.  After a surgery I was at home healing and surfing Youtube when I came across David Brenion's old channel.  I became fascinated by the fact he was mouth inflating all the balloons for his sculptures (this was astonishing to me at the time).  I thought to myself, I wonder if I could do that?  I bought some cheap balloons and began trying to mouth inflate as a way to rehabilitate my lungs after having so many rib fractures.  I started making his creations and others from Youtube artists such as Michael Floyd.  

Needless to say I healed up fine from the accident and found a new skill (more like obsession) and late last year started my part time business.  I attended my first convention this year (Twist and Shout).  For all of you who were there that I had a chance to meet...Thank You for taking the time to make me feel welcome and sharing your knowledge.

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Re: Necessary inflation...How I got started
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012, 04:53:28 PM »
It's always nice to read how people started in this funny old business.
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