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While teaching at the Northland School of Glass in Scotland, Schaechter visited a wind farm where she and others lay down beneath the windmills and night sky. While contemplating the vastness of the universe, Schaechter thought of a class she took at Rhode Island School of Design many years earlier taught by her most influential teacher, Dirk Bach. He described art as a tool to help an individual identify as a microcosm within the macrocosm of the universe. The artist, at a turning point in her personal life, depicted a serene, promising scene of awakening or rebirth. 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A wreath has been tossed out to sea, as though in mourning for a long-lost mariner husband. Schaechter engraved these rolling, evocative clouds into three layers of glass: red, blue, and yellow. To capture the sensation of whooshing wind, the artist modified an image of a marble pattern, stretching it in Photoshop before turning it into a photo stencil used to sandblast the glass. 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