In my area there are co-working spaces for creatives. It's not a studio, it's many small creative businesses sharing a space so it feels like a studio. You end up a with a good cross-section of the creative...
Here's an example of curving into a glass bowl. The tutorial's rather detailed for the method contains complex procedrues.
In Rhino rendering it's more obvious but in Bryce it shines better.
This one is Rhino