Beautiful Glass Bowls ‘Sea Shore – Grey Skies’ by Thomas Petit
One of the illustrious Sea Shore glass range, these beautiful glass bowls reflect the dramatic grey skies and the crashing waves of the seaside. The power and force of nature are skilfully brought to life by combining a range of colourways. Thomas Petit uses Amethyst, Flint, Samphire, Grey Skies, Spring Tides, Waves and Stormy Skies to create this abstract seascape that will look amazing in any contemporary or traditionally decorated home.
Beautiful Glass Bowls Artist
Thomas Petit Glass Artist started in the world of clay, before entering the field of glass art. At first unwilling to expand his knowledge, he then remembers a visit to a Dartington Crystal Factory to watch glassblowing as a child. This memory jolted his desire to broaden his horizons, and Thomas embarked on a glass blowing course in Cornwall. Financial difficulty meant he was able to accept a three-year apprenticeship, and Petit eventually took up a voluntary position at The Glasshouse in Covent Garden. After various jobs and time spent in New Zealand. Thomas settled in Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District.
Feeling the stress of working a full-time job in 2015, and juggling it with his glassmaking meant Thomas was to make an important decision. By 2016, Thomas was concentrating solely on his glassblowing. The inspiration for his works comes from both everyday objects and experiences as well as from art and his photography. Many of his best works have been happy accidents, he confesses. One of his latest ranges that continues to evolve his ‘Sea Shore,’ inspiration coming from his childhood trips to East Sussex. All his pieces in this range are ground by hand, and sheen is restored by buffing when necessary after sandblasting.