Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

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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Dragons, day 6: Finishing everything!

The last day’s painting was added details and some rocks. Some of the details were, necessarily, pretty big. The dragonling counted as one detail, for example, but its snake head and eager lizard face add life and movement to the

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Dragons, day 6: Finishing everything!

The last day’s painting was added details and some rocks. Some of the details were, necessarily, pretty big. The dragonling counted as one detail, for example, but its snake head and eager lizard face add life and movement to the

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Dragons: Day 5 – the dragon

This day was spread out over a couple of painting sessions, to allow the paint to dry, but the underpainting took no more than a couple of hours, so I’m calling it a single day. I knew the dragon in

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Dragons: Day 5 – the dragon

This day was spread out over a couple of painting sessions, to allow the paint to dry, but the underpainting took no more than a couple of hours, so I’m calling it a single day. I knew the dragon in

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Dragons: Day 4 – the rocks

Day 4 was a faintly annoying day. I had to mix a blue that was darker than the colour out by the entrance, as if the yellow had been removed as the sunlight faded. However, there was not any yellow

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Dragons: Day 4 – the rocks

Day 4 was a faintly annoying day. I had to mix a blue that was darker than the colour out by the entrance, as if the yellow had been removed as the sunlight faded. However, there was not any yellow

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Dragons: Day 3 – the lighting

The dragon cave is going to be made up of receding layers of rock, going back towards the outside, where a dragon is silhouetted. The further back a layer, the earlier I should be painting it, which in this case

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Dragons: Day 3 – the lighting

The dragon cave is going to be made up of receding layers of rock, going back towards the outside, where a dragon is silhouetted. The further back a layer, the earlier I should be painting it, which in this case

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Dragons: Day 2 – Watercolour Layout

Today was the first day I’ll be charging my Dragon-loving client. The first days of sketching were on postcards, to get me used to posing dragons; it is unfair to make a client pay for my early efforts, before I

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Dragons: Day 2 – Watercolour Layout

Today was the first day I’ll be charging my Dragon-loving client. The first days of sketching were on postcards, to get me used to posing dragons; it is unfair to make a client pay for my early efforts, before I

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Commission: Girl with Sword

These are snapshots from my latest commission. Clink on any thumbnail for a closer look at that stage of the process.

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Commission: Girl with Sword

These are snapshots from my latest commission. Clink on any thumbnail for a closer look at that stage of the process.

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