Layton, Peter (13 of 22) National Life Stories Collection: Crafts Lives

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  • Recording date

    2014-11-24, 2014-12-18, 2015-01-07, 2015-01-13, 2015-01-19, 2015-03-02, 2015-03-09, 2015-03-16, 2015-04-13

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    Interviewee’s home in Worcester Park and studio in London

  • Interviewees

    Layton, Peter, 1937- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Cornford, Frances (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 13: [Session seven: 9th March 2015] Comments on sketching on the blowing iron; PL favouring experimentation; working through permutations on an idea. [07:23] Description of sketching process; interconnecting of themes; examples from recent exhibition Vetro, exploring Venetian influence; PL developing glass with a lacelike layer called Burano; PL’s stone form series. [17:29] PL making button shapes for Vetro exhibition. Comments on applying colour to glass, Pl only having clear glass in furnace and applying colour in range of ways; different forms in which colour is supplied.

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