Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Dancer

A relatively simple watercolour for Christmas last year. This one has no gold leaf, no complicated under drawing, and no ink lines. It was purely a study of a woman dancing. This was a commission, and is postcard sized. I

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Dancer

A relatively simple watercolour for Christmas last year. This one has no gold leaf, no complicated under drawing, and no ink lines. It was purely a study of a woman dancing. This was a commission, and is postcard sized. I

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Roses and Reflections

Finally, I have finished Roses and Reflections. I’ve left out several potential posts that say ‘then I went over the top surface and improved it a bit’. I’ve done that everywhere, and I’ve also nudged the copper pot back to

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Roses and Reflections

Finally, I have finished Roses and Reflections. I’ve left out several potential posts that say ‘then I went over the top surface and improved it a bit’. I’ve done that everywhere, and I’ve also nudged the copper pot back to

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 7

This was a day that started at 12pm and ended at 6pm, so not an entire working day, but close to one. I spent the earlier part of the day mixing paint and then discarding the paint mixes. Some skills

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 7

This was a day that started at 12pm and ended at 6pm, so not an entire working day, but close to one. I spent the earlier part of the day mixing paint and then discarding the paint mixes. Some skills

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Girl in a Dress: Day 4

The last days were about slow, steady improvement and painting a castle wall. Day 4 and Day 5 were really one and the same, and as such, I have filed them together. The face was defined better and skimmed slightly

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Girl in a Dress: Day 4

The last days were about slow, steady improvement and painting a castle wall. Day 4 and Day 5 were really one and the same, and as such, I have filed them together. The face was defined better and skimmed slightly

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Girl in a Dress: Day 3

Day 3 of painting was full of little tweaks on the dress and hands, and the long, slow slog of painting stone. Stone slabs have to look flat, be in perspective, and still be interesting. I painted a matrix of

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Girl in a Dress: Day 3

Day 3 of painting was full of little tweaks on the dress and hands, and the long, slow slog of painting stone. Stone slabs have to look flat, be in perspective, and still be interesting. I painted a matrix of

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Girl in a Dress: Day 2

On the second day of painting, while the dress was still tacky but not wet, I finished off some of the details and began on the face. Immediately, I hit the problem of the strong grounding. When I was mixing

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Girl in a Dress: Day 2

On the second day of painting, while the dress was still tacky but not wet, I finished off some of the details and began on the face. Immediately, I hit the problem of the strong grounding. When I was mixing

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Girl in a Dress: Day 1

Over the summer I painted a Tudor dress with a girl in it. Let me phrase that more appropriately. A client of mine took advantage of an offer and provided a picture to let me expand my portfolio. She pre-bought

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Girl in a Dress: Day 1

Over the summer I painted a Tudor dress with a girl in it. Let me phrase that more appropriately. A client of mine took advantage of an offer and provided a picture to let me expand my portfolio. She pre-bought

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