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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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Did you know that the ocean covers almost three quarters of the earth's surface? It is no wonder that the coast and sea are a great source of inspiration for many artists and have been for centuries.Many painters have been drawn to the coast to create seascape paintings, paintings of waves, seaside beach scenes, sailing boats on a calm sea, and yachts on a tumultuous sea.

Including Impressionist painters like Claude Monet.

Joanne Short is a Cornish artist who has found success with her prints, posters and beach scenes of the British coastline. With an eye for detail and a passion for capturing the beauty of nature, Joanne’s work has become popular among art lovers worldwide.
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Cornish Artists John Dyer and Joanne Short explore London Art Galleries. This blog talks about the selection of British seascapes and Cornish Art John and Joanne found in Tate Britain to inspire them ready for a new year of painting.