My name is Jodie Bliss and I am a blacksmith-artist and metal fabricator. I handle everything with my work from design and fabrication to installation. Flying Horse Installation is a series of four horse sculptures. Two horses are in the rearing stance and two are running. The horses were installed in a turn-a-bout area and flow with the direction of traffic. Running Horse Dimensions: 14.5’ x 3’ x 7’; Rearing Horse Dimensions: 12’ x 3’ x 7’. The sculptures are composed of hand forged steel that was shaped, welded, powder-coated and finish painted with a UV protectant.
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