Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Portrait of A. – forming the features

I had a day to myself when everything else was drying, and I put the Portrait of A back onto the easel. I’d already done the hair and jacket, but not completed them – they were on the canvas to

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Portrait of A. – forming the features

I had a day to myself when everything else was drying, and I put the Portrait of A back onto the easel. I’d already done the hair and jacket, but not completed them – they were on the canvas to

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All play and no work

It seems that everyone liked the things I made. Quotes like ‘awesome’ and ‘people have insisted I tell you how good it is’ came in over the Christmas period. January has a few things in, but I’ve been taking these

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All play and no work

It seems that everyone liked the things I made. Quotes like ‘awesome’ and ‘people have insisted I tell you how good it is’ came in over the Christmas period. January has a few things in, but I’ve been taking these

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Gold Leaf Batman

Partly in preparation for a terrifyingly complex art work I have in mind, I made a gold leaf Batman. This was a gift, so it was not published until now, but I executed it a couple of months ago. I

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Gold Leaf Batman

Partly in preparation for a terrifyingly complex art work I have in mind, I made a gold leaf Batman. This was a gift, so it was not published until now, but I executed it a couple of months ago. I

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Spotlight On: Sa’adiah Soul Arts

Spotlight on an artist I know in actual physical space, and have met! Sa’adiah Khan is very focused on what she can do with her art, and on helping people with it, far more than I can manage with fine

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Spotlight On: Sa’adiah Soul Arts

Spotlight on an artist I know in actual physical space, and have met! Sa’adiah Khan is very focused on what she can do with her art, and on helping people with it, far more than I can manage with fine

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Professional Envy

I’ve been looking at my portfolio recently, and if there’s a cure for professional envy, that’s it. I’m a really good artist, but sometimes I compare myself to people who’ve been painting for twenty years, or professional comic book artists

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Professional Envy

I’ve been looking at my portfolio recently, and if there’s a cure for professional envy, that’s it. I’m a really good artist, but sometimes I compare myself to people who’ve been painting for twenty years, or professional comic book artists

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Portrait of A. – background

The gridded portrait was quick enough that I could get started on the background in the same day as I began the tonal sketch. I decided to go with the same lighting as in the train, and to lie about

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Portrait of A. – background

The gridded portrait was quick enough that I could get started on the background in the same day as I began the tonal sketch. I decided to go with the same lighting as in the train, and to lie about

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Portrait of A. – gridding up.

I finished the tonal study of A. and went straight on to squaring up, transfering a composite of images onto the canvas as one. The jacket and pose from one photo along with the face from another will give me

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Portrait of A. – gridding up.

I finished the tonal study of A. and went straight on to squaring up, transfering a composite of images onto the canvas as one. The jacket and pose from one photo along with the face from another will give me

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