Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Inktober 2016-2

Day 2 of Inktober sees me trying out a timesaver for vanishing points. Attach a thread to the points you want to use, at eye level/horizon level (which will be mostly the same, although not always) and you can draw

/ No comments

Inktober 2016-2

Day 2 of Inktober sees me trying out a timesaver for vanishing points. Attach a thread to the points you want to use, at eye level/horizon level (which will be mostly the same, although not always) and you can draw

/ No comments

Inktober 2016-1

I’m taking part in Inktober, a social media month of sketches and drawings in ink. I’ve been doing enough work on the laser cutter that the control of a pen has started giving me trouble, and a month of practice

/ No comments

Inktober 2016-1

I’m taking part in Inktober, a social media month of sketches and drawings in ink. I’ve been doing enough work on the laser cutter that the control of a pen has started giving me trouble, and a month of practice

/ No comments

Gold Leaf Batman

Partly in preparation for a terrifyingly complex art work I have in mind, I made a gold leaf Batman. This was a gift, so it was not published until now, but I executed it a couple of months ago. I

/ No comments

Gold Leaf Batman

Partly in preparation for a terrifyingly complex art work I have in mind, I made a gold leaf Batman. This was a gift, so it was not published until now, but I executed it a couple of months ago. I

/ No comments

Planning a Painting: First Sketches

Part of the process of making a painting is working out what will go where. Part of the process is working out what shapes it will be, and how the shapes interact. Sketches help with both of those. The first

/ No comments

Planning a Painting: First Sketches

Part of the process of making a painting is working out what will go where. Part of the process is working out what shapes it will be, and how the shapes interact. Sketches help with both of those. The first

/ No comments

Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 4

This is not, strictly speaking, a holiday picture. However, it is from the same artist, so it comes in by the door marked ‘holiday’ and gets treated as such. It’s a portrait. I’m good at portraits. I know exactly how

/ No comments

Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 4

This is not, strictly speaking, a holiday picture. However, it is from the same artist, so it comes in by the door marked ‘holiday’ and gets treated as such. It’s a portrait. I’m good at portraits. I know exactly how

/ No comments

Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 3

Welcome back to critique of paintings that are not mine; this is a watercolour of Morecambe Bay. First off, the good bits; the people are great. I have a lot of trouble drawing people quickly in watercolour and the artist

/ No comments

Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 3

Welcome back to critique of paintings that are not mine; this is a watercolour of Morecambe Bay. First off, the good bits; the people are great. I have a lot of trouble drawing people quickly in watercolour and the artist

/ No comments

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

/ One Comment

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

/ One Comment