Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Girl in a Dress: Day 2

On the second day of painting, while the dress was still tacky but not wet, I finished off some of the details and began on the face. Immediately, I hit the problem of the strong grounding. When I was mixing

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Girl in a Dress: Day 2

On the second day of painting, while the dress was still tacky but not wet, I finished off some of the details and began on the face. Immediately, I hit the problem of the strong grounding. When I was mixing

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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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Girl in a Dress: Day 1

Over the summer I painted a Tudor dress with a girl in it. Let me phrase that more appropriately. A client of mine took advantage of an offer and provided a picture to let me expand my portfolio. She pre-bought

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Girl in a Dress: Day 1

Over the summer I painted a Tudor dress with a girl in it. Let me phrase that more appropriately. A client of mine took advantage of an offer and provided a picture to let me expand my portfolio. She pre-bought

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Anglesey Seascape: Day 3

For the last day of painting, I had to do those awkward, awkward things that most people do not notice. There are ways to transition most good paintings into better paintings, at the end of the process, with light touch

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Anglesey Seascape: Day 3

For the last day of painting, I had to do those awkward, awkward things that most people do not notice. There are ways to transition most good paintings into better paintings, at the end of the process, with light touch

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Anglesey Seascape: Day 2

This is day two of painting a view of Anglesey, after the first day’s work has dried. Previously, I had left the work with some of the sea painted, and none of the foreground. The centre of the foreground stayed

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Anglesey Seascape: Day 2

This is day two of painting a view of Anglesey, after the first day’s work has dried. Previously, I had left the work with some of the sea painted, and none of the foreground. The centre of the foreground stayed

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Anglesey Seascape: Day 1

As Christmas approached, I managed to get a commission for an introduction made by a client, and in the process nearly pulled off the finest practical joke in my history of slow-burn amusement. Last year, a certain beloved client of

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Anglesey Seascape: Day 1

As Christmas approached, I managed to get a commission for an introduction made by a client, and in the process nearly pulled off the finest practical joke in my history of slow-burn amusement. Last year, a certain beloved client of

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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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