Diana Probst, Cambridge Artist

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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Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 1

One of the fans of my art, and someone who has known me from before she knew I could draw, showed me some of her work recently, asking for my thoughts. A direct quote from her: ‘Art lessons at school

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Personal Critique: Mangling Holiday Pictures – Part 1

One of the fans of my art, and someone who has known me from before she knew I could draw, showed me some of her work recently, asking for my thoughts. A direct quote from her: ‘Art lessons at school

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Sketch January

Over January, I decided to sketch once a day. I have fallen out of the habit of using my sketchbook to remind me of views, and there are far too many pages that are just notes. Here are a few

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Sketch January

Over January, I decided to sketch once a day. I have fallen out of the habit of using my sketchbook to remind me of views, and there are far too many pages that are just notes. Here are a few

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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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Lilly in Ink

Over the summer, I was screwing up the courage to ask someone I followed on Twitter for pictures of their dog for me to paint as my own project. Lilly was a white-faced collie with one blue and one brown

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Lilly in Ink

Over the summer, I was screwing up the courage to ask someone I followed on Twitter for pictures of their dog for me to paint as my own project. Lilly was a white-faced collie with one blue and one brown

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Commission: Girl with Sword

These are snapshots from my latest commission. Clink on any thumbnail for a closer look at that stage of the process.

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Commission: Girl with Sword

These are snapshots from my latest commission. Clink on any thumbnail for a closer look at that stage of the process.

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