In this intensive three-day workshop, participants will learn foundry processes to make cast iron sculpture with an emphasis on mental well-being through creative processes. Professional artists and fabricators will help guide the workshop to teach step by step foundry processes and creative methods that can be used in life-affirming way. Veterans of all backgrounds are welcome to apply regardless of artistic talent.
Learn how to make a sand mold for metal casting
Help prepare the metal and materials for their sculpture
Receive an introduction to the design and operation of a cupola furnace capable of melting iron
Participate in the iron pour
Day 1: 10am – 5:00pm (approx.)
Meet n greet
Safety lecture/liability waivers
Lunch break 12pm-1pm
Day 2: 9am – 5:00 (approx.)
Lunch break: 12pm-1pm
Day 3: 9am - TBD
Pour floor prep
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