Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

Pupils needed

I am always open for commissions, but I could do with your help finding another sort of work as well. I want to teach people. I’m after pupils who want to learn Fine Art, at two possible stages. Firstly, I

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Pupils needed

I am always open for commissions, but I could do with your help finding another sort of work as well. I want to teach people. I’m after pupils who want to learn Fine Art, at two possible stages. Firstly, I

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Open Air Painting: Methodist Chapel

Today’s painting was created on location. (This is often known as ‘plein air’ painting. If you invent Impressionism, you get to set the language of the lexicon.) I set up at the top of Victoria Avenue. (People not in Cambridge:

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Open Air Painting: Methodist Chapel

Today’s painting was created on location. (This is often known as ‘plein air’ painting. If you invent Impressionism, you get to set the language of the lexicon.) I set up at the top of Victoria Avenue. (People not in Cambridge:

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A Watercolour Landscape

Here, I have a landscape in watercolour. It is pretty simple, and my intention here is to talk you through it. It is mostly made up of washes. A wash is a thin layer of paint that goes on and

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A Watercolour Landscape

Here, I have a landscape in watercolour. It is pretty simple, and my intention here is to talk you through it. It is mostly made up of washes. A wash is a thin layer of paint that goes on and

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Painting in light on 3D shapes

If you are having trouble with painting, one way to do things is to isolate the problem so that you have a very very simple piece of work, and can get your brush strokes right. Here we have a sphere,

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Painting in light on 3D shapes

If you are having trouble with painting, one way to do things is to isolate the problem so that you have a very very simple piece of work, and can get your brush strokes right. Here we have a sphere,

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