Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 9

Today’s painting was the hardest so far, for two reasons. I had to paint ellipses with complex parts, and my shoulder really hurts. Precision in painting comes at a cost of sometimes maintaining stress positions, and lately I’ve been getting

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 9

Today’s painting was the hardest so far, for two reasons. I had to paint ellipses with complex parts, and my shoulder really hurts. Precision in painting comes at a cost of sometimes maintaining stress positions, and lately I’ve been getting

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 8

Today was a really, really difficult day. The copper jug was always going to be hard to do. It’s a mixture of an imperfect mirror, a cylinder, an overall colour, and a lot of drapery and complicated reflection. Ignore the

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 8

Today was a really, really difficult day. The copper jug was always going to be hard to do. It’s a mixture of an imperfect mirror, a cylinder, an overall colour, and a lot of drapery and complicated reflection. Ignore the

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 7

This was a day that started at 12pm and ended at 6pm, so not an entire working day, but close to one. I spent the earlier part of the day mixing paint and then discarding the paint mixes. Some skills

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 7

This was a day that started at 12pm and ended at 6pm, so not an entire working day, but close to one. I spent the earlier part of the day mixing paint and then discarding the paint mixes. Some skills

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 6

Day six of the painting was dedicated to the bottle, which has several reflections in it. The left-hand side reflects the brass, including the watch, and the right-hand side reflects the coffee pot. There are also shadows cast by the

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 6

Day six of the painting was dedicated to the bottle, which has several reflections in it. The left-hand side reflects the brass, including the watch, and the right-hand side reflects the coffee pot. There are also shadows cast by the

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A Look At: Kyle Thomas, Delft Bottle

Or, what I bought on my holidays At Christmas, I bought myself an art work by Kyle Thomas, an American artist. He has a loose style of painting, and I wanted to see this one up close. I felt I

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A Look At: Kyle Thomas, Delft Bottle

Or, what I bought on my holidays At Christmas, I bought myself an art work by Kyle Thomas, an American artist. He has a loose style of painting, and I wanted to see this one up close. I felt I

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 5

Today’s painting was an attempt to finish the leaves, after a morning spent on a commission project. I had about five hours left in the afternoon, so I used those, adding the green leaves, smoothing out a few painting errors

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 5

Today’s painting was an attempt to finish the leaves, after a morning spent on a commission project. I had about five hours left in the afternoon, so I used those, adding the green leaves, smoothing out a few painting errors

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 4

Today I hoped to get the stems and leaves moulded, on the first layer. After a bit of colour selection I came up with a mix that was largely opaque for the leaves, meaning that the top layer will almost

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Still Life, Roses and Reflections: Day 4

Today I hoped to get the stems and leaves moulded, on the first layer. After a bit of colour selection I came up with a mix that was largely opaque for the leaves, meaning that the top layer will almost

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