Beka’ s Self Portrait

2007

Acrylic on Board

Nick Hewer

2017

107cm x 72cm

Acrylic on board

‘Mia’

2017

21cm x 29.6cm

Acrylic on primed board. Colour Matched bespoke frame by Bertram Whitford

‘Zita’

2015

This is the largest portrait I have undertaken. I was inspired by this lady and extremely interested in the beauty and wisdom in an older face.

Acrylic on board. 1.5 x 1.5 metres

‘Monicka’

2014

I was inspired by the work of David Downton, celebrated cat walk illustrator and artist at Claridges Hotel London. This is a portrait of my tenant and friend Monicka

Acrylic on painted board

Olivia Reading

2014

Acrylic on Board

‘Stuntman Takes a Break’

2014

acrylic on board

‘Paula’

2014

Acrylic on Board

‘Reflections’

2014

Acrylic on board

Bespoke Frame by Mike Hookey

Lynne Campbell-Rhodes

2011

Acrylic on Board

Sophia

2011

This and the portrait of her brother 'Adam' were both featured in the 'Stories' exhibition with the renowned artist John Eveleigh.

Acrylic on board

Tea With Tony

2012

Beka first became acquainted with her cousin Tony when her portrait of Dr Leslie Wayper was exhibited at the National portrait Gallery. He is painted in his front room with the notorious 'Goblin Carpet'. When Beka's father passed away she gave Tony her father's favourite recliner chair and it fits into the decor of the room.

Acrylic on board

Self Portrait

2007

Acrylic on board

My Godmother

2008

Acrylic on board

Monochromania

2014

Beka was commissioned to undertake a portrait of her father, the renowned concert pianist Ronald Smith. This posthumous portrait became one of three exact copies. After the first had been completed, Beka was asked to undertake a copy and then a second copy. The there were exhibited side by side at her Open Studios.

Acrylic on board

Michael Piper

2009

Beka met. Michael Piper by chance at a restaurant in the Sussex village Alciston where Beka and her family often went. She was struck by the fact that the gentleman has glass eye and how this effects the facial expressions on that side. The portrait was located at his house nearby.

Acrylic on board

Marquis

2011

acrylic on board

Katie

2011

acrylic on board

John Ashman

2008

acrylic on board

DJ Derek

2009

acrylic on board

Beth Throrpe

2008

conté crayon on board

Adam

2011

Beka painted both Adam and his sister as part of the 'Stories' exhibition with celebrated artist John Eveleigh.

Acrylic on board

Kimono Wars Starring Luna