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The Art of Glass Casting

Todd Sheridan

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The Art of Glass Casting

People often ask, why glass? I know it sounds rather cliché, but it came from a dream. During my training as a carver I often wondered what the carvings would look like if you could see right through them from behind the piece. This was more to do with the poupou, those carved ancestors placed around the walls within the wharenui. We often disregard the chips from the carving, but it brought back memories of one of my mentors, John Bevan Ford who said, "what we take away is just as important as what we leave. This led me to understand...