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While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my…
On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise. For now I am content to explore my own home…
St. Michaels Mount is a favourite place of mine; people will walk across to the Mount all day and assume they will be able to…
My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer, who has been painting for many years. Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded…
I was told I was talented when I applied to Falmouth School of Art and that I should consider skipping the course and proceeding directly…
I use a wide selection of colours. It is impossible to produce work like mine using only the primary colours as they only mix a…
I studied for my degree in London and consequently ended up spending five years away from Cornwall. I deliberately moved away from the coast to…
I still take photographs for my own use, personal studies. I do not feel that I can fully express my views through the medium and…
I have lived in Cornwall from the age of 4, so I have always been aware of the artistic heritage that the county has. I…
I decided to become a painter when my first four paintings where all published and attracted a great deal of interest. I exhibited one of…
I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early age I…
The paintings by Van Gough and Chagall had a big influence on me.
During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside, I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my work so it…
Painting is really good fun, I have always enjoyed it. As long as I paint what I want with the freedom that I enjoy, I…
My optimism for life carried through my work.
It’s a terrible thing wishing that it can be someone else’s tragedy.
In some parts of the world there is very little tidal movement.
I use about 20 different colours to retain the luminance in my work.
I want to paint big, bright, optimistic pictures of the place I love.
I really enjoy squeezing out a big lump of paint directly onto the canvas and leaving it; fresh, immediate and sometimes shocking.
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