Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 2

Hello and welcome to further critique. Those of you who are following along at home will notice this is not a watercolour but a pencil drawing. Again, there are good parts and issues. I like that combination, because it means

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Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 2

Hello and welcome to further critique. Those of you who are following along at home will notice this is not a watercolour but a pencil drawing. Again, there are good parts and issues. I like that combination, because it means

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Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 1

One of the fans of my art, and someone who has known me from before she knew I could draw, showed me some of her work recently, asking for my thoughts. A direct quote from her: ‘Art lessons at school

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Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 1

One of the fans of my art, and someone who has known me from before she knew I could draw, showed me some of her work recently, asking for my thoughts. A direct quote from her: ‘Art lessons at school

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 1

I have adopted this as my next big, slow project. It is a photo from twitter, by Zed Shaw, a programmer and artist. He taught himself to paint, and put the Learn Coding the Hard Way series into the world.

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 1

I have adopted this as my next big, slow project. It is a photo from twitter, by Zed Shaw, a programmer and artist. He taught himself to paint, and put the Learn Coding the Hard Way series into the world.

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Sketch January 2

Further adventures of Sketch January, including an earring I had not realised I had drawn. Once I get into the habit, it gets easier. The faces and backs are people I know, at the pub. The still life with light

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Sketch January 2

Further adventures of Sketch January, including an earring I had not realised I had drawn. Once I get into the habit, it gets easier. The faces and backs are people I know, at the pub. The still life with light

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Sketch January

Over January, I decided to sketch once a day. I have fallen out of the habit of using my sketchbook to remind me of views, and there are far too many pages that are just notes. Here are a few

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Sketch January

Over January, I decided to sketch once a day. I have fallen out of the habit of using my sketchbook to remind me of views, and there are far too many pages that are just notes. Here are a few

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Lilly in Ink

Over the summer, I was screwing up the courage to ask someone I followed on Twitter for pictures of their dog for me to paint as my own project. Lilly was a white-faced collie with one blue and one brown

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Lilly in Ink

Over the summer, I was screwing up the courage to ask someone I followed on Twitter for pictures of their dog for me to paint as my own project. Lilly was a white-faced collie with one blue and one brown

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Edward the Cat

Edward is a cat well known to me through pictures, and his owner had been pondering a commission for a while. She finally asked me to draw him rather than paint him, as I was coming up to Christmas and

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Edward the Cat

Edward is a cat well known to me through pictures, and his owner had been pondering a commission for a while. She finally asked me to draw him rather than paint him, as I was coming up to Christmas and

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