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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

If you've ever wondered what it's like to be a Cornwall artist, wonder no more! In this blog post,Cornish artist John Dyer takes us through a typical day as an artist living and working in Cornwall and his history.Gain a glimpse into the kinds of things artists do, their training and the work that goes into being an artist in one of the most beautiful places on Earth. 
Born in Bristol in 1940, local artist Ted Dyer started his artistic journey in Somerset, where his landscape painting began. He painted romantic scenes of cottages, trees in full blossom populated with human and animal figures all around the Somerset Levels, in his own unique style, alongside very competent still life paintings and dynamic images of galleons at sea.
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Artist Joanne Short has been working with Visit Somerset to inject a dash of art to their latest publicity. Something to look forward to later in the year, once travel restrictions are hopefully eased a little as Coronavirus is taken under control, are the wonders of the Somerset landscape and many attractions.

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