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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Blue Dragon

This is a regular commission, ordered via Patreon, at the watercolour postcard level. I have been drawing a lot of dragons lately, and in the course of design for a sleeping dragon oil painting, I sketched this little darling. Dragons

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Blue Dragon

This is a regular commission, ordered via Patreon, at the watercolour postcard level. I have been drawing a lot of dragons lately, and in the course of design for a sleeping dragon oil painting, I sketched this little darling. Dragons

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Gold Eyed Cat

This was a Christmas Commission. It’s postcard sized, although it was delivered in person. This is a style that I really like right now – gold in a dark colour has a lot of impact. Black cats really do look

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Gold Eyed Cat

This was a Christmas Commission. It’s postcard sized, although it was delivered in person. This is a style that I really like right now – gold in a dark colour has a lot of impact. Black cats really do look

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Ely Cathedral

One of my commissions this year was a gift for a couple who live in Ely, and the Cathedral is the obvious choice. For those who don’t know, it’s an ancient gothic hulk that has been in danger of sinking

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Ely Cathedral

One of my commissions this year was a gift for a couple who live in Ely, and the Cathedral is the obvious choice. For those who don’t know, it’s an ancient gothic hulk that has been in danger of sinking

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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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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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Making shell gold – decanting it

After making the shell gold powder, I settled it and washed in a clean jar, but that gave me the problem that I then had gold in a jar. As it dried, the powder stuck to the bottom. So, I

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Making shell gold – decanting it

After making the shell gold powder, I settled it and washed in a clean jar, but that gave me the problem that I then had gold in a jar. As it dried, the powder stuck to the bottom. So, I

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