Glass Sculptures by Ben Young
Ben Young is a self-taught artist from New Zealand who has been creating glass sculptures for over 10 years.
“Though overwhelming in their apparent simplicity, what the common eye won’t realise is that each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand cut and handcrafted, layer on layer to create the end product. There is no high-tech equipment involved but the complexity comes from the planning phase, which Young describes as ‘a lot of work’. Internally, he works out what he wants to make and how he wants it to look, ‘I do a lot of thinking before I even start to draw or cut’, and he then sketches the concept by hand, brainstorming the look and feel.”Art Posted on September 4, 2014