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1′-3″ h, 8″ dia.
Solid core glass sculpture
Red Shift is a departure from my previous glass works in that it is a more solid core glass sculpture, no penetrations, save the notch at top and bottom.
This was challenging to visualize while sculpting in solid brown wax. Visualizing what “may be” is a leap of faith. It may not happen as visualized, so the form first had to be good. But the hoped-for effect did happen and I am pleased.
On previous works, I had been noticing hints of shapes and colors being projected onto one side of the piece by design structures on the other side of the piece. With Red Shift, I intentionally planned for that occurrence and chose a glass that does dramatic color shifts depending on the thickness.