Finback whales are the second larges species of whale on the planet. Only blue whales are larger. Finbacks have a very wide geographical distribution and are found in our waters off Newfoundland and Labrador.
In this piece I wanted to depict a rough sea, which offed quite a few challenges. The ice pieces were made with a platter that I found at a home decor shop. I knew that that would be difficult to cut up due to it’s undulating nature, but wanted to see if I could do something with it. Those pieces make the whole thing 3 dimensional, since they are much thicker than the stained glass or smalti.