New year. New craft. New you.

Learning a new skill can kickstart your creativity, as graphic designer Sophie Thomas found when she translated her passion for tackling waste plastic in the world’s oceans into creating a series of handblown glass sculptures. As part of our New Year, New You series, she explains how she learned about life in the ‘hot shop’

Having spent over 20 years developing a creative career in graphic design and one that is dominated by the surface and two dimensions, I often crave making things that venture truly into 3D.

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