The Sculpture Trails, out of Solsberry Indiana will bring their foundry to you. The crew will literally melt aluminum right before your eyes. They travel with a foundry. No kidding! They'll travel to your high school, art museum, general public workshop or festivals. It is a very rare opportunity.
Online PR News – 19-October-2009 – – SculptureTrails.com announces a Traveling Foundry. What is a traveling foundry you may ask? According to Webster's dictionary: a foundry is the act, process, or art of casting metals. The Sculpture Trails, out of Solsberry Indiana, will bring their foundry to you. The crew will literally melt aluminum right before your eyes. They travel with a foundry. No kidding! They'll travel to your high school, art museum, general public workshop or festivals. It is a very rare opportunity.
"What is great about a traveling foundry is that everyone can participate. It's not just art. It's fun for the whole family. The pieces YOU create last a life time." Math, science and art can be incorporated in the days discussion or just doing something a little different is nice too.
Honestly, have you ever seen a traveling foundry? Have you ever made something from molten aluminum? Carving the design out of a sand block, called a scratch block, is fun for all ages. The sculpture crew fills it with molten aluminum. When its cool, you have a handsome piece of art.
The Sculpture Trails founders, can organize a one day workshop or a workshop for a week. Whatever fits your schedule. This is fun for everyone, every age. Best of all no artistic talent is needed to make cast aluminum art. Aluminum casting is intense heat. It melts at about 1275 degrees Fahrenheit.
Join the fun, invite the traveling foundry to your next event.
Keep an eye on Gerard and Lisa Masse, they have big plans for the future. Many more installations of sculpture on the Sculpture Trails, and this year for the first time in July of 2010 they will be "hosting the 2010 Cast Iron Sculpture Workshop on the Sculpture Trails Grounds." This enormous, energy packed event has been hosted in England for the past 9 years, and "we are honored to have the Cast Iron Workshop held at Sculpture Trails in July 2010." says, Gerard Masse
About the Artists and founders Gerard and Lisa Masse
Gerard and Lisa founded SculptureTrails.com in 2002 with only a few pennies, a dream, plenty of passion and many volunteered hours from artists, friends and family. Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum has grown to display over 40 different sculptures from all over the world.