David Norrie's Blacksmithing School, Forge with Intention is part of Davita Art Farm, the home and studios of David and Anita Yeh Norrie. They have converted a 1902 farm, with it's 11 outbuildings, into an artist's playground in Colorado. What was once an implement shed is now the well-equiped, expansive forge housing David Norrie's Blacksmithing School, Forge with Intention. A dairy barn is now a painting studio, while an old horse barn houses a drawing room, music room and offices. A small grain silo has been converted into student housing. For $30 a night, students have a unique sleeping arrangement with access to hot showers and a small kitchen facility.
David is an artist blacksmith and sculpture. Anita is an artist, decorative painter, and art therapist. Together they own Davita Art Farm, Forge with Intention, The David Norrie Blacksmithing School.
Located in the art community of Berthoud, Colorado in the middle of the Front Range Urban Community
Berthoud, Colorado lies between a river and acres of farm land at the base of the Rocky Mountains
Built in 1902 the farm has a home and eleven outbuildings.
At Forge with Intention David Norrie Blacksmithing School
at Forge with Intention Blacksmithing school also known as David Norrie Blacksmithing School
Sahinler self contained power hammer
In the background is one of the two hydraulic presses used for sculpture work.