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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

John Dyer recently had the fantastic opportunity to teach over 4000 children about rainforests and painting from the Eden Project's rainforest itself! He did this by using Switcher Studio and Zoom to broadcast a live lesson from the rainforest. The children were from schools all around the world. John's art lesson was designed to teach kids about rainforests and why they are important for our planet.
If you're a fan of London and jigsaw puzzles, we've got some exciting news for you! Ravensburger has just released a new London-themed jigsaw puzzle. The Joanne Short Vintage Style London Jigsaw Puzzle is a 1000 piece puzzle celebrating London - it features iconic London landmarks like Big Ben, the London Eye, and Buckingham Palace.
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Padstow is a small town in North Cornwall that has a rich history and culture. Our online gallery, showcasing the paintings and prints of local artists John Dyer and Joanne Short, offers a lovely selection of images of Padstow and the surrounding area.
We had been looking forward to this painting trip to Tuscany for a long time. We had both been dreaming of painting under the Italian sun, and enjoying the delicious food. As we drove down the winding roads, we were filled with anticipation. The Tuscan landscape is so beautiful, with its rolling hills, olive groves and vineyards. We couldn't wait to get started painting!
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If you love the art of Cornwall, then you will definitely want to check out this amazing walk through the Cornish landscape and the eyes of Cornwall artists. It takes you from Helford to St Anthony-in-Meneage and Gillan Creek, through Manaccan and provides some of the most beautiful views in all of Cornwall. This is definitely a walk that you do not want to miss. Read on and we will introduce you to some of our best Cornish art along the way!
Looking for something different to hang on your walls? Why not consider paintings or prints of Godrevy, Gwithian Towans or the Hayle Estuary? This beautiful part of Cornwall has been the source of inspiration for many artists over the years, and it's easy to see why. There's something about the scenery here that just seems to capture people's imaginations. In this blog post, we'll take a look at some of the paintings and prints that have been created of this area by our gallery artists, John Dyer, Joanne Short and Ted Dyer. We'll also explore some of the history and local knowledge surrounding Hayle Estuary. So if you're looking for something special to brighten up your home, take a look at this amazing collection of artwork most of which is available at the John Dyer Gallery.
When you walk into a hotel or restaurant, the first thing you notice is usually the art. Art can be used to create an atmosphere and ambience in a space, and it's an important part of hospitality design. In this blog post, we will discuss how to buy art for hotels and restaurants, and we'll provide some tips on how to choose pieces that will create the right vibe for your business.
I have always loved the sea. The sound of waves crashing against the shore, the salty smell of the air, and the endless expanse of blue. There is something about being by the ocean that makes me feel so alive. A few days ago, John and I had the opportunity to walk from Cadgwith to Church Cove on the Lizard Peninsula on Cornwall's south coast. This was an amazing experience, and I wanted to share it with you all!
If you're looking for something unique to hang on your walls, why not consider wall art of Fowey? This lovely town on the south coast of Cornwall is the inspiration for many paintings, posters, and prints that capture the beauty of this area. Whether you're a local or just visiting for a holiday, be sure to check out the art scene in Fowey! Artists John Dyer and myself, Joanne Short, have spent many a happy day in Fowey and as a result, have several images available as signed limited edition prints.
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Cornwall is a county in the United Kingdom that is known for its stunning coastline and beautiful views. One of the most popular spots in Cornwall is St Michael's Mount, which can be seen in many of our prints. Our artists have also captured the beauty of Prussia Cove, which is located just south of St Michael's Mount. If you're looking for a piece of art that captures the essence of Cornwall, you'll find it here!
Van Gogh, Gustav Klimt, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Monet and many other historic artists are famed for their flower garden canvases and the garden is still a powerful source of inspiration for contemporary artists today.
If you've never been to St Ives, then these paintings will give you a good idea of what to expect. This charming coastal town in West Cornwall is known for its breathtaking views, and these paintings capture that beauty perfectly. Whether you're a fan of the ocean or just love spending time in quaint cornish towns and villages, these paintings are sure to captivate you.