Orangesicle-inspired glass sculpture

Were there Orangesicles in your childhood? Well, Cascade is an orangesicle-inspired glass sculpture. Envision along with me what I was trying to capture here — the feeling of orange ice warming in the Summer sun and slumping – or, well, cascading down.

Cascade, orangesicle-inspired glass sculpture by Harry Pollitt that he likens to an Orangesicle melting in the summer sun.
Cascade, Pollitt glass sculpture, luminous in Apricot-color cast glass.
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Cascade  |  1′-6″ h, 10″ diameter  |  Kiln cast crystal  |  Apricot  | SOLD to Private Collector.

This form may have been easier had I actually used hot glass, but I don’t do that! It was really tough to envision, let alone execute, the area where one part wraps down and around the part below.

It was a wild ride because the line behind the rap or curl has to be visually unbroken. Your eye must be able to imagine it passing behind (even if it actually doesn’t).  Details, details.

Creating CASCADE … wax sculpture, glass from foundry, finished work

creating-cascade-1 creating-cascade-2 creating-cascade-3 Cascade, back from the foundry, needing grinding and polishing. Image shows sprews used in casting to feed the glass throughout the piece. Pollitt's Cascade, completed glass sculpture, luminous and looking sun-warmed and melting.

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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