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'He is a very remarkable painter. His work is simply stunning with an observed intensity which makes him very special indeed.'
'Collyer is a 21st-century man
with 19th-century sensibilities, the combination of which yields pictures
of unusual beauty and perspective.'
'The master of the landscape miniature'
'Artist in residence of
Britain's maritime margins... the intensity of detail is quite
A new book by Peter Collyer has a real impact on art in the Channel Islands... contains a delightful series of paintings and sketches by Mr Collyer, the award winning painter and writer who has long had a love affair with the islands.
Jersey Evening Post
'...this very informative and entertaining book'
'...will please all
lovers of the British coasts whether they be seafarer, holidaymaker or
naturalist. Peter Collyer's watercolours demonstrate his light touch with
the medium and his accompanying text is both informative and entertaining.
A satisfying book with which to pass a winter's evening, dreaming of
places to visit...'
'...his persistence to
achieve his goal is remarkable and his paintings are certainly evocative
of some well-known and some seriously remote and little-known places. It's
a fascinating book...'
he has written previously. It is thoroughly readable as an introduction to
our varied offshore islands...this is Peter Collyer's most enjoyable book
'The author's writing
style is informal, informative and colourful. The book seems to wander
through a variety of genres, including travel guide, personal diary,
coffee-table flicker and art book. Within that are verbal acrobatics,
witty repartee and historical gems. Phew!'
'Although our island
prides itself on not being part of Britain, I was rather miffed to notice
that we are not included in the book 'Offshore: An Artists View of
Britain's Islands' by Peter Collyer...