Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

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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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 work and no play

Since the end of September, I haven’t had time to work on the portrait of A., and I’ve been doing Christmas work pretty constantly. I also can’t show most of the work I am doing, as a lot is gifts.

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All work and no play

Since the end of September, I haven’t had time to work on the portrait of A., and I’ve been doing Christmas work pretty constantly. I also can’t show most of the work I am doing, as a lot is gifts.

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Shell Gold Batman

Having recently finished my shell gold, I wanted to do a couple of experiments with it. Firstly, I had to know how it painted. Second, I wanted to run a multimeter over the gold to find out just how grinding

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Shell Gold Batman

Having recently finished my shell gold, I wanted to do a couple of experiments with it. Firstly, I had to know how it painted. Second, I wanted to run a multimeter over the gold to find out just how grinding

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Open Air Painting: Methodist Chapel

Today’s painting was created on location. (This is often known as ‘plein air’ painting. If you invent Impressionism, you get to set the language of the lexicon.) I set up at the top of Victoria Avenue. (People not in Cambridge:

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Open Air Painting: Methodist Chapel

Today’s painting was created on location. (This is often known as ‘plein air’ painting. If you invent Impressionism, you get to set the language of the lexicon.) I set up at the top of Victoria Avenue. (People not in Cambridge:

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A Watercolour Landscape

Here, I have a landscape in watercolour. It is pretty simple, and my intention here is to talk you through it. It is mostly made up of washes. A wash is a thin layer of paint that goes on and

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A Watercolour Landscape

Here, I have a landscape in watercolour. It is pretty simple, and my intention here is to talk you through it. It is mostly made up of washes. A wash is a thin layer of paint that goes on and

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How To: Tighten a Canvas

Canvas is a historic material for paint, and provides a pleasant surface to look on, but it is not completely stable. While modern materials allow for a fully synthetic weave, the traditional surfaces are still linen and the more modern

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How To: Tighten a Canvas

Canvas is a historic material for paint, and provides a pleasant surface to look on, but it is not completely stable. While modern materials allow for a fully synthetic weave, the traditional surfaces are still linen and the more modern

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