Mythic Fire

Color-deep glass sculpture

The lines and planes of Mythic Fire just worked out so well. As did the thickness of the glass which I deliberately varied. The result? A color-deep glass sculpture.

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Mythic Fire  |  1′-8″ h, 10″ diameter | Kiln cast crystal, Dark Orange Red | SOLD by Holsten Galleries

Weight and Pressure

At 1′-8″ tall and over 50 pounds, this was my largest (and, if I may say, one of the most dramatic) pieces to date.

For the foundry, contending with that much weight and fluid pressure at over 1500° was a major technical challenge. The outcome gets high marks.

When Holsten Galleries first invited me to join their contemporary glass sculpture gallery on the web, Mythic Fire was the first piece they represented. They sold it within three weeks of introducing the work to a first-time glass collector in Montréal, Canada.

Creating MYTHIC FIRE … wax sculpture, glass from foundry, finished work

Earliest stage of solid-core wax cylinder with initial design lines of Mythic Fire chalked on it. Progress showing. As Pollitt sculpted the wax, the once-surface design lines become outside edges of Mythic Fire. Mythic Fire, wax form finished to a fine smooth surface, ready for the glass foundry to create a cast Casting for Mythic Fire back from foundry. First glimpse of what will become a dramatic color-deep glass sculpture.Creating Mythic Fire is completed. Dramatic deep red color and shadows are the result.

Other Collected Glass Sculptures

  • Midnight moves in Sofa Chicago 2014 catalog
    Five Pollitt sculptures sold
  • Pollitt completes wood and glass sculpture commission
  • Adagio
  • Shape Shifter
  • Cascade
  • Midnight Moves
  • Blue Pyro
  • Limoncelli
  • T with 'Tude
  • Blue Tango
  • Blue Shift
  • Mythic Fire
  • Levitation
  • Event Horizon
  • Canyon Song
  • Unfathomable
  • Firth of Forth
  • Mystic Light
  • Second First

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