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Welcome to our lifestyle artist blog from Cornwall

Each week our art blog brings you a new article exploring the places that inspire our artists. From Cornish cliff walks to painting expeditions in France, Italy and around the world. The John Dyer Gallery art blog will provide you with inspiration and ideas all year round. Our blogs contain links to contemporary paintings, art prints and artist designed gifts that are connected to the subject which make them a wonderful way to discover our artists and their contemporary artwork. Happy reading!

Art Blog from Cornwall

British artist John Dyer found his inspiration for painting whilst in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil in 1989. Tropical plants, with their energetic and dynamic shapes, have informed the artist's paintings ever since. In the early 1990s, the artist returned to his native Cornwall, where he had grown up as Cornwall benefits from the Gulf Stream warm water current that wells up in the Gulf of Mexico and transports the heat to the far-off coast of Cornwall. This heat has allowed many Caribbean and sub-tropical plants to thrive in the region providing John Dyer with endless tropical and Caribbean wall art inspiration.
John Dyer is a painter whose work celebrates the natural world in all its glory. His paintings of Cornwall are particularly loved for their fun, colourful and uplifting vibrancy. From the rugged coast to the colourful vegetation and gorgeous beaches, John's paintings reflect his love of nature and his passion for capturing its beauty on canvas. In this blog post, we'll take a look at John's life and work, as well as some of his most stunning paintings ofFrance, Italy,Australia and beyond.