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Balloon Bowser Cosplay by NoOrdinaryBalloonMan
Balloon Bowser Cosplay
Now this is a cosplay that I am very proud of! I decided that since I went to the Church Street Costume Competition last year and came in 4th place as a Big Daddy from Bioshock, I would become the most recognizable big enemy every from video games, King Bowser! While I once again came in fourth place (I lost to the ladies from Game of Thrones with a sculpted throne ECV) I went to another big competition at the Parliament House that I was told about. While there were still a lot of wonderful costumes fighting for the prize (four of where were exceedingly impressive) in the end my cosplay won the $2000 cash award. While it took over 24 hours to create Bowser was fully worth it! I need to definitely thank my friend Evan Bernadi www.facebook.com/mbt4k for filming everything and my awesome girlfriend Jasmin Evans www.facebook.com/jasminmarieev… for supporting me and helping me figure out a cost effective way of getting my cosplay to both competitions! So While it is late Happy Halloween everyone!!

Photography by Parliament House! www.facebook.com/ParliamentHou…

Also feel free to check out the process of building Bowser! www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW_D1A…
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Mizucon Mascot Cow Balloons by NoOrdinaryBalloonMan
Mizucon Mascot Cow Balloons
The next convention I was a guest at was Mizucon in Miami, FL. This was was one very fun convention and I was given a full guest treatment and even got to fully have dinner with the amazing Voice Actors including Tia Ballard (Happy the Cat, Fairy Tale), Greg Ayres (Yukio Tanaka, Beck) and Eric Cherry (KenIchi the Mightiest Disciple, Kamioka)  just to name a few. It also had performances by the 3000 Brigade www.facebook.com/pages/3000-Br…. I was asked to make the Mercow and Cowgirl mascots for Mizucon as well and they have already requested for me to come back next year! 

Also the photography is by LAE Cosplay Photography! www.facebook.com/LAECosplayPho…
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Hello everybody!

I can honestly say that a lot of wonderful things have happened in just these last few weeks I have been given a few new commissions (hopefully they may lead to more potentially you guys can help out as well) and I have made many new friends! I am also now Seasonal at Disney and able to do more stuff with balloon art and keeping in contact with all of the new people i have met! I met so many wonderful balloon artists at the Florida Super Jam and I cannot wait to see more people at the upcoming Cons i will be going to! I also have new oppertunities coming to me with making a new Dinosaur related show coming later this year where I will be teaching kids at conventions, schools and resorts about dinosaurs through the use of puppetry, animation and even a balloon animal or two! I also have many big balloon cosplays planned for this year including a Metal Gear, a colossus from Shadow of the Colossus, Aku from Samuri Jack, Zero from Megaman X and even a character from Zone of Enders! If anyone has not seen it my Balloon ?Solid Snake has offically been made into a meme now knowyourmeme.com/memes/balloon… and I have a dance video of me in the darkside cosplay! www.youtube.com/watch?v=pS6zZB…

Well I hope that the rest of this year will be a wonderful year indeed and make sure to watch out because I think I have been seeing a super tall dark shawdowy figure in my room lately... I hope its not Slenderman who is out for $20!

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Bruce Carr
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
United States
I want to take time to thank you for coming to my page. Hello my name is Bruce Edward Carr and I am “No Ordinary Balloon Man”. There are many mundane balloon twisters who produce the same unoriginal balloons monotonously. With enthusiasm, I am a Balloon Artist. Using my skill and combining my lifelong passion for performing, I transform air and latex into remarkable sculptures for your entertainment. I am able to fabricate a near limitless number of balloons while I amuse patrons with singing, puppetry, impersonations, comical dancing, and educational facts. I love to make people smile; I do so not as an amateur but as a professional with four years of experience working with qualified entertainment companies such as Twisted Artz, Puppet People, and in Savannah, Georgia, the Savannah Community Theatre. Being a professional also means that I am not a liability to my clients; I’m insured by The World Clown Association® and as a Professional, I don’t clown around when it comes to safety. I use Qualitex® Balloons - A high class, environmentally friendly and strong product. As an expert balloon artist I regularly serve a multitude of restaurants, parties, corporate events and I am a proud Disney Cast Member, in which I have been honored with several awards for providing excellence in guest services. My work has also been featured on a host of websites and even nationally on Cartoon Network. I am also cost effective and have parties which can serve any budget, no matter how big or small. If you want an entertainer who will level up your next event from an ordinary occasion into an extraordinary celebration, without breaking the bank, No Ordinary Balloon Man is your balloon man!

I am originally from Savannah, Georgia and I have always had a love of history and entertainment which lead me to attend Armstrong Atlantic State University and graduate Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Theatre. While studying to obtain my degree I honed my skills at entertaining and making people smile with local professional organizations such as the Savannah Community Theatre’s murder mystery show Who Wants to Kill a Millionaire (featured on Samantha Brown), Puppet People (National Touring Puppetry Company), and Silly Dilly the Clown. I even completed an internship called the Disney College Program which guaranteed me a position with the largest entertainment company in the world once I graduated that I still hold today. However, with all the professional jobs and training I have had as an actor, character performer (mascot), puppeteer, and singer, one skill that I have obtained combines all of these skills and has allowed me to make more people smile than I ever thought possible, this talent is being a balloon artist.
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Lstolemycookie Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Hey! I've seen you at Chibi-Pa twice now! Keep on baloonin'!
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NoOrdinaryBalloonMan Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hello everyone thank you so much for wishing me a Happy birthday, it means so much to me to know that there are so many people who care about me. I have been very busy with preparing for a convention that I made 4 large balloon sculptures, was in a play, made balloons for kids and adults alike and even do a panel! It was a lot of work but I am now done with all of it! I had a truly wonderful time!
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EverlastingJoy Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Arr! Forgive me for missing your birthday Bruce.

Happy belated birthday!
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4ellyK Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014   Digital Artist
 
Happy Birthdayy!!!!
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TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiebounce2plz::iconsaysplz:Over here, everypony! My Pinkie sense is telling me they're here!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:Hi! Pinkie Pie invited us all to her friend's birthday party, and...
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:And that friend is you! Happy birthday!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:Ah've brought an apple pie along for you, sugarcube!:iconapplepieplz:
:iconrarityplz::iconsaysplz:And I, speaking for all of us, wish you all the best in your life and all your endeavours!
:iconfluttershywinkplz::iconsaysplz:I hope that you'll have a wonderful time and that trouble will pass you by.
:iconcutedashsmileplz::iconsaysplz:And no matter what happens, remember that we'll always be your friends. Stay awesome!
:iconponyangelplz::iconsaysplz:May the magic of friendship and all it contains be ever with you.
:iconmlpspikeplz::iconsaysplz:And if you ever feel down, don't forget that that you're the hero of your life's story, and no-one else can be better at it than you!
:iconparty0plz::iconsaysplz:Now come on, you all, it's time to start the party for real!
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MelchiorFlyer Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday~!!!

Oh man, your party must be epic with all those life size balloon sculptures. :3
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Cheedo6 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Happy birthday! ^^
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PrincessTales Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday hon
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karkovice1 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Greetings, my crazy balloon friend!

A little birdie told me that it was your birthday coming up! Well, in honour of that special day, AND because you make such awesome balloon costumes and what not, I offer you this very special gift.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMKIxx…

Enjoy! :D
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sailormars86 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
awesome  work   I love them all 
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