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Thelma Levett

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Re: Brian Asman Interview 22nd/28th June
« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2009, 09:01:29 PM »
Hello Brian
Hows the face?  I have a memory of a very red cheek after that little challenge.  You have to admit I was vvery obliging.  Are you still working on faces?  There was a request on here a short while ago for a femanine face.  I think it is quite an interesting challenge because it is so hard to make a smooth delicate face.  Have you ever worked on this particular challenge?  I love your characature faces by the way.  Full of personality and expression.  Oh, and do you still have that cool beard? I am thinking of making a Brian Asman characature.  Hmmmm that would be a fun one to do.  Yep.  Gotta do it!!!!!
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Re: Brian Asman Interview 22nd/28th June
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2009, 03:27:59 PM »
The many faces of Brian Asman....  Here is a link to an award winning act I put together featuring Brian as a member of the group Los Globos.  As you can see, I saved the best for last...
http://s88.photobucket.com/albums/k183/ ... osdj85.flv
Sorry Asman, I was bored....
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Re: Brian Asman Interview 22nd/28th June
« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2009, 02:23:35 PM »
I know you do alot of large sculptures, what's the biggest thing you've ever made?  Which one was your favorite?
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Re: Brian Asman Interview 22nd/28th June
« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2009, 05:15:01 PM »
Thank you for the praise and posting the follow up questions.  

Professor Twist, I would most like to make a model for Jim Henson.  A childhood dream of mine was to be a guest star on The Muppet Show.  I would love to hand him his caricature, and a balloon puppet as well.   I now realize it was a different question that said 'living or dead', let me know if you didn't mean it that way, Prof. Twist.

Danny, I'm not sure if I have a favorite color.  I do feel that orange is underrated.  I also enjoy all the colors I can use for different skin tones.  My favorite shape depends on the task at hand.  And, here is question #28, What makes you laugh?  Unfiltered reactions and quick wit.

Thelma, my dermatologist has been showing his colleagues a photo of my face with a permanent hand mark on it.  They have never seen anything like it, and they're trying to come up with a cure other than make-up.

Jack, thank you for including me in Los Globos' winning performance at DJam.

Tonya, see question 16.

Here we go!


11, Who is your market aimed at?

Private events, celebrations and corporate events.

12, What kind of work do you do mostly - parties? Corporate? Etc

Mostly private parties.

13, What is your favourite/ideal gig to do?

I really enjoy a ‘caricatures only’ gig.  There is no higher flattery than receiving a likeness of one’s self.  Plus, everyone is unique so there are no two alike.  I suppose twins would be an exception, but still fun to create!

14, What irritates you most at a gig?

When a parent offers a list of choices to a child without knowing if I can or will make them.  This usually fences in the imagination. ☹

When a parent does not let a child communicate with me.

Overly intoxicated adults.



15, How do you book yourself?

Am I misunderstanding this question?  Other people book me!  Ok, enough of that… All my bookings are from word of mouth, with many repeat clients.  I do not run any printed advertisements.

16, What’s the biggest thing you’ve ever made?

Balloon Manor is the largest project I’ve worked on to date.  I am proud to have been part of the crew since the first one in 2004.

17, What has been your proudest achievement in our wonderful world of twisted latex?

I am most proud of the friendships I have made in the balloon community.  My first introduction was at TJam 2003.


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

Learn the basics, use your imagination and boldly go where no one has gone before.  Find your niche(s) and work it!

19, What road in latex do you see yourself taking in the future

I am currently working on The Master Plan.

20, What is your personal goal when you set off to work? Is it money or to entertain etc?

I aim to entertain, and create special memories.  There is nothing like witnessing the first hint of a sparkle in someone’s eyes.  I love when I get to see or hear that moment of ‘aha!’  Faces, gestures and sounds can tell a lot.  The money part follows.  This kind of entertainment keeps people talking and future bookings.  

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That's all for now.  Again, if any of these answers spark any questions, please post them.

-Brian Asman
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Re: Brian Asman Interview 22nd/28th June
« Reply #19 on: July 14, 2009, 10:22:42 PM »
Brian,
Thanks for taking the time to answer the questions here for the members, it's appreciated  :D
Hope your well and life is being kind to you.
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Re: Brian Asman Interview 22nd/28th June
« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2009, 06:08:18 PM »
Hello forum,

I apologize for the delay in posting.  These questions and answers should have been posted 3 weeks ago!  I will post the remaining questions as soon as my schedule allows.

-Brian Asman
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Re: Brian Asman Interview 22nd/28th June
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2009, 06:19:15 PM »
Brian, It's not a problem. It's nice that you are taking time out of your busy schedule to answer the questions for everyone on the forum, so please don't panic. Chill, relax, take your time and enjoy life  :D
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