Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Spotlight On: Graeme Neil Reid

Graeme Reid, also known as Colours of Scotland, is an artist and illustrator of many years’ practice. He paints well across more than one style (curse him). Read this interview and find out just how hard his work ethic works

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Spotlight On: Graeme Neil Reid

Graeme Reid, also known as Colours of Scotland, is an artist and illustrator of many years’ practice. He paints well across more than one style (curse him). Read this interview and find out just how hard his work ethic works

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Still Life – Jug

I painted this over several days, with a long break in between for Christmas commissions and then for other work that came up. I started with an hour-long study in pencil, and measured that up against a photograph to check

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Still Life – Jug

I painted this over several days, with a long break in between for Christmas commissions and then for other work that came up. I started with an hour-long study in pencil, and measured that up against a photograph to check

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Vector Work

The past couple of weeks have mostly been spent wrestling with vectors, laser cutters, and a recalcitrant computer that needed a new hard drive. I have successfully learned to deal with or get around at least two of those things.

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Vector Work

The past couple of weeks have mostly been spent wrestling with vectors, laser cutters, and a recalcitrant computer that needed a new hard drive. I have successfully learned to deal with or get around at least two of those things.

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Hand Made Playing Cards – Day 3

The last design day for the cards involved cutting blanks as for the pip cards, ruling rectangles into them, and then drawing each design. I did that in pencil and then went over it with Indian ink, to get a

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Hand Made Playing Cards – Day 3

The last design day for the cards involved cutting blanks as for the pip cards, ruling rectangles into them, and then drawing each design. I did that in pencil and then went over it with Indian ink, to get a

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Hand Made Playing Cards – Day 2

Card Design, to send to client for approval. Click through for bigger images:

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Hand Made Playing Cards – Day 2

Card Design, to send to client for approval. Click through for bigger images:

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Hand Made Playing Cards – Day 1

I have a commission in for a set of hand made Tudor-age playing cards for use by a re-enactor with a high-class persona. Essentially, these will be a prop to show the public, as well as a useable deck. They

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Hand Made Playing Cards – Day 1

I have a commission in for a set of hand made Tudor-age playing cards for use by a re-enactor with a high-class persona. Essentially, these will be a prop to show the public, as well as a useable deck. They

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Methods of Portraiture

I recently persuaded a friend to sit for me for several days while I tried out painting techniques. She was writing, which meant she had her eyes down, but she was still enough that I could get a good likeness

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Methods of Portraiture

I recently persuaded a friend to sit for me for several days while I tried out painting techniques. She was writing, which meant she had her eyes down, but she was still enough that I could get a good likeness

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