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Season 2, Chapter 10 – Drew Ripley – Gertrude and Friends (Balloon Costumes)

¬†Season 2, Chapter 10 – Drew Ripley –¬†Gertrude and Friends

Drew Ripley is an awesome Balloon Artist from Canada who has a huge passion for entertainment with balloons and was a part of the Candian team who competed in WBC 16. In this chapter you will learn:

  • Who is Gertrude the Ostrich and how it evolved
  • Stilts costumes – search that on youtube
  • How to go into animatronics
  • Maker Space – find this in your city and start to network with people from other disciplines.
  • The why question and the importance of it (remember to start with why: the ted talk link)
  • Tips on health for balloon artists

Download an Exclusive video by Drew Ripley (this guy knows how do some maintenance)

Here is how Gertrude looks like:

 

Gertrude_card

Drew Rides

Friends are important. They are the best part of our teams.

Team Photo

Learn more about Drew Ripley here:

drewripley.com

https://www.facebook.com/drewripleyentertainment/

https://www.facebook.com/GertrudeandFriends/

Download an Exclusive video by Drew Ripley (this guy knows how do some maintenance)
Chapter Tip:

Cut out pictures with this tool: https://clippingmagic.com/

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  • Christine Maentz

    Great interview! as you know Zivi, I’m very interested in balloon costumes – I was just approached by the marketing company representing McDonald’s, they want my ideas on an upcoming promotion – this interview came in just in time for me! Thank you Zivi & Drew!

    • Wonderful! I am so happy for you Christine!
      See you on my lecture on the 13th of Sep.