Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Pint of Science – a collaboration with scientists

The Pint of Science festival has just ended in Cambridge, with the Creative Reactions art show. Artists responded to the work of the Doctors, Professors, and researchers who were showing their work to the public, in an informal pub atmosphere.

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Pint of Science – a collaboration with scientists

The Pint of Science festival has just ended in Cambridge, with the Creative Reactions art show. Artists responded to the work of the Doctors, Professors, and researchers who were showing their work to the public, in an informal pub atmosphere.

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Nine Realms

This is an odd painting for me. It’s experimental, and it’s public. Normally the work I do that is in a new style gets marked mentally and put aside. This time, thanks to the support of Artipeeps, you get to

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Nine Realms

This is an odd painting for me. It’s experimental, and it’s public. Normally the work I do that is in a new style gets marked mentally and put aside. This time, thanks to the support of Artipeeps, you get to

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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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Dragons: Day 1 – Initial Sketching

Last week I brought in a new commission, on the subject of great big winged flying majestic lizards – I’m going to be painting dragons. The client would like to replace a print over her mantelpiece, meaning it’s going to

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Dragons: Day 1 – Initial Sketching

Last week I brought in a new commission, on the subject of great big winged flying majestic lizards – I’m going to be painting dragons. The client would like to replace a print over her mantelpiece, meaning it’s going to

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Allegro, Day 3

Today I added the sky, and the whole painting started pulling together. The sky is cobalt blue with titanium white, fading to a yellowed blue at the bottom for the atmospheric effect. The very lowest bit of the blue has

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Allegro, Day 3

Today I added the sky, and the whole painting started pulling together. The sky is cobalt blue with titanium white, fading to a yellowed blue at the bottom for the atmospheric effect. The very lowest bit of the blue has

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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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Allegro, Day 2

The second day of painting on the Allegro was slightly shorter than the first, but as I had folded the sketching time into the first, I can still face my conscience. At the end of the day I had done

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Allegro, Day 2

The second day of painting on the Allegro was slightly shorter than the first, but as I had folded the sketching time into the first, I can still face my conscience. At the end of the day I had done

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