Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

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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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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Painting with Charcoal

Hello and welcome to another episode of Diana Lectures about Art, with a special guest, this chamois leather. No, really. It’s got battle honours. I just said in this post on colour that if you are going to paint with

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Painting with Charcoal

Hello and welcome to another episode of Diana Lectures about Art, with a special guest, this chamois leather. No, really. It’s got battle honours. I just said in this post on colour that if you are going to paint with

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Cambridge Style Week and Design Essentials

I am very pleased to be working with Wendy of Design Essentials to offer original watercolour images during Cambridge Style Week. Wendy will be exhibiting exclusive items from her website, alongside my work, from the 20th to the 24th of

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Cambridge Style Week and Design Essentials

I am very pleased to be working with Wendy of Design Essentials to offer original watercolour images during Cambridge Style Week. Wendy will be exhibiting exclusive items from her website, alongside my work, from the 20th to the 24th of

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My Work of Late

Recently I have had some very busy days – commissions coming in for Christmas have surprised me. This is my second year as a professional artist, and apparently people liked my work enough last year that they are coming back.

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My Work of Late

Recently I have had some very busy days – commissions coming in for Christmas have surprised me. This is my second year as a professional artist, and apparently people liked my work enough last year that they are coming back.

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Red Curtain Drapery

This is the white underpainting for what will be a wine-coloured or crimson painting. The idea is that when it looks good in white, I coat it with a crimson glaze and it looks just as good but far deeper.

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Red Curtain Drapery

This is the white underpainting for what will be a wine-coloured or crimson painting. The idea is that when it looks good in white, I coat it with a crimson glaze and it looks just as good but far deeper.

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