Hot Glass Art ‘Erosion’ by Richie Alli
Inspired by the riverside rock faces close to Richie’s home, this hot glass art from the Erosion range creates a soft, yet dramatic effect. The rich ruby tones contrast beautifully against the intense black background.
Choose to display this splendid sculpture on a table, sideboard or mantelpiece. It will certainly make a glamorous addition to any home.
This unique and handblown hot glass art is available in two sizes.
Hot Glass Art Artist
Richie Alli is a highly accomplished glass artist. His work has featured at many exhibitions in London and Cardiff and a number of cities in Europe.
Richie’s journey began in 2006 at the Plymouth College of Art, where he studied for a degree in Applied Arts. Richie was instantly mesmerised by the beauty and malleability of molten glass. When it is molten it’s like syrup on a spoon and it takes great skill and constant turning to maintain control. Richie loves the endless possibilities that glass presents and embraces the challenge of controlling the glass and shaping it into his extraordinary designs.
Richie graduated in 2009 and started work at a glass studio in Cirencester. It was here that he began to develop his own designs, realising that glass sculptures were his passion.
Richie is greatly inspired by the world around him and is especially struck by the ever-changing and fleeting nature of landscapes. His sculptures represent these natural transformations in glass form. Richie’s works mostly using overlay techniques, where he builds up layers of colour while the glass is still hot. Once it has cooled, he uses a diamond cutter to carve through the surface to expose the colour beneath. His pieces often contain contrast from sandblasted to highly polished surfaces. This results in stunning artwork that is a delight to behold and tactile to the touch.