Bliss Studio & Gallery - Iron Pour 2018
On Saturday SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 4-10pm we put on our first Iron Pour and VIP party for participants to kick off October is Arts Month in Monument! From 4-7 we held a VIP party which was catered by Papa Bear Pizza for all of our tile carvers; Ryan Flores played wonderful Gypsy music into leading us to the Iron Pour At 7pm we cast everyone’s beautiful designs in iron. The Iron pour was accompanied by the Colorado Springs Taiko Society.
New Workshops for your Cast Iron Tile
PATINA WORKSHOP & STAND MAKING WORKSHOP
PATINA If your would like to add some color to your tile we are offering patina workshops November 3rd, November 10th and December 1st, 11am-1pm. Fee: $25.00
STANDS If you would like to create a stand to display your tile. Alex will be teaching a stand making workshop. November 3rd, November 10th and December 1st, 11am-3pm. Fee: $45.00
Please rsvp for which workshop and date that you would like to attend. We do have a limited number of 15 spaces available to each workshop. We are so excited for this next chapter!
PROTECTING YOUR TILE If you are wanting to patina your tile you will want to wait until after you patina your tile to coat it in a protectant. Otherwise, if your tile is going outdoors, you will want to coat it in a protectant. A clear coat spray or buff-on wax paste may be utilized. Johnson's Paste Wax will work well for tiles that do not have a ton of detail. Always do a small test area on the back of the tile first to ensure that you like the results & be sure to buff the wax right when it dries. If you let it sit too long the wax will become to hard and difficult to buff out.
Please join us in this spectacular event again in 2019!
Carve TILE MOLDS with us and have them cast in iron at the big iron pour event Next Year!
A special thank you to: Colorado Creative Industries, National Endowment of the Arts, Peak Radar & The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, The Town of Monument, and the Pikes Peak Makers Space for funding and collaborative contributions.
Special Drone Photography Footage and Photos of the Iron Pour in this gallery are by Nick Walker. Cast iron tile photos are by Bliss Gallery.