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Cornish artist John Dyer has a dramatic and colourful style that fans describe as ‘life-enhancing’. Now he is using his skills to help a famous wildlife charity, the Born Free Foundation, says PHILIP BOWERN

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The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has forced many millions of people around the UK and the world to have to work from their homes. At first, the novelty of working from home offsets the downsides and making do is ok, but eventually, it is important to make the space you work in a beautiful place to be.

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Celia Nicholls, the publications manager at the Born Free Foundation, interviews artist John Dyer for the spring 2020 issue of 'Wildlife Times' the magazine for people who care about wild animals published by Born Free.

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Last night artist John Dyer was interviewed by the BBC’s Tiffany Truscott about his life, family, work and the Last Chance to Paint project.

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On the 4th, 5th and 6th October John Dyer and his extraordinary 'Last Chance to Paint' project took over the Eden Project.

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Cornwall’s premier literary festival will once again feature a diverse range of authors, speakers, musicians, and artists including John Dyer who will be in conversation with Kate Dinn, the author of Painting the Colours of the World, the spectacular and colourful new book about the artist’s life and work.

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For World Book Day 2019 Waterstones Book Shop in Truro, Cornwall focused on artist John Dyer, his colourful book - 'Painting the Colours of the World' and his new arts project https://www.lastchancetopaint.com

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The children in Key Stage One at Mount Hawke Academy have been learning all about 'Cornwall' this half term through the art of Joanne Short.

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The British Museum this year approached The John Dyer Gallery to explore licensing a range of Joanne Short paintings for a set of gifts for the British Museum Shop. 

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Great Britain has an amazing variety of landscapes and cityscapes. Artists John Dyer and Joanne Short focus their paintings on the landscape of Cornwall but for this new exhibition, both artists have set their sights further afield as well.

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It's that time of year to buy your Christmas cards and this year we have packs of John Dyer cards that are supporting our favourite charity Survival International.

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