Here's how I progressed...
Day one: A very chunky, weighty, wobbly affair.
Day two: A little taller and a little thinner, still a bit wibbly, wobbly.
Day four: Here I tried out applying different layers of colour and threading with clear glass whilst having a go at some more interesting shapes. I fell in love with this blue
Hopefully at some point there will be more where this came from, but in the mean time click here to see how the expert does it!