He's been awarded third prize - that's pretty decent out of eighty odd entries! Your votes helped to get him into the final five to be judged by the panel of warm glass experts and he now gets some excellent kudos in the world of artistic academe. He also gets a copy of Warm Glass: A Complete Guide to Kiln-Forming Techniques by Philippa Beveridge, which I'm sure will delight him no end as bed time reading.
Cousin Dave has asked me to say a big thank you to all of you who took the time to vote for his work in the competition; I'll join him in that. Cheers!
Here's one last look at the award winning work: