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8″ h, 5″ dia.
My first cross-over piece
My very first glass sculpture!
Creating Second First was an entirely unfamiliar process to me. My learning curve was bent backwards.
I had created a wax cylinder … that I sculpted … sanded … and “finished” … into a positive sculpted wax form. (An aside. For me to sand wax was a particularly perverse process. The words sandpaper and wax simply do not belong together!)
Then I had sent the wax form to a foundry (relinquishing control of my work for the first time in my 40 years of sculpting!) … to be transformed into kiln cast glass … and brought it back to my studio where I did the final grinding and sanding.