John Dyer Quotes

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John Dyer Quotes

The paintings by Van Gough and Chagall had a big influence on me.
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The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide. A harbour like St. Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of time by the arrival or departure of the sea.

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John Dyer Quotes: I love the seas sounds and the way it
I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time.

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I have improved the way in which I paint. The colours are cleaner and there is more energy in the brush work.

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The lifestyle that an artist can have, the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines, was a very attractive one.

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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 feel very proud to be able to connect to this.

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John Dyer Quotes: I realised that if i did what i wanted
I realised that if I did what I wanted to do, it would work.

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I use about 20 different colours to retain the luminance in my work.

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My optimism for life carried through my work.

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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 certain range of colour.

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John Dyer Quotes: Digital media has destroyed much of the
Digital media has destroyed much of the magic and mystery of the medium.

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I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed, but I like the pleasure boats.

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It's a terrible thing wishing that it can be someone else's tragedy.

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My great love is my home county of Cornwall, I love to sit and watch people enjoying themselves on the beaches and in the harbour towns of Cornwall.

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John Dyer Quotes: Painting is really good fun i have
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 never tire.

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The majority of my work is from life. I spend most fine days from May to October painting outside.

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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 travels in the Brazilian Rain forest.

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John Dyer Quotes: On my return to cornwall i discovered
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 and our nearest neighbour France.

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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 walk home. The spectacle of hundreds of people realising that the path they walked over on is disappearing under several feet of water is very amusing.

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I apply paint directly from the tube and with my fingers.

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I paint what I see, not what a camera would see.

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John Dyer Quotes: I really enjoy squeezing out a big lump
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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I want to paint big, bright, optimistic pictures of the place I love.

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In some parts of the world there is very little tidal movement.

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The paintings by Van Gough and Chagall had a big influence on me.

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John Dyer Quotes: I decided to become a painter when my
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 them and it was sold.

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John Dyer Quotes: I have been surrounded by artists and
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 have spent time painting and drawing.

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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 by paintings, paints, easels and art books does have an effect.

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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 is not just a time and place study.

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A man may go to heaven without health, without riches, without honors, without learning, without friends; but he can never go there without Christ.

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And he that will this health deny, Down among the dead men let him lie.

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And see the rivers how they run Through woods and meads, in shade and sun, Sometimes swift, sometimes slow, Wave succeeding wave, they go A various journey to the deep, Like human life to endless sleep!

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