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06:17 PM - 17 Jan 18
Loving this poppy, graphic sign for @SunAndAirNYC bike shopping Brooklyn! #streetart #mural #painting #graphicarttwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
01:30 PM - 17 Jan 18
Some of #AlanBaker earliest memories involve colour, and how different shades react to the lighting conditions… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
12:00 PM - 17 Jan 18
@kathrynrathke draws a striking portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for an event held in his honour #figuretwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
09:00 AM - 17 Jan 18
A self-initiated piece by #JuanmahBuah inspired by the emotions we feel when we go out with friends #artist #designtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
08:30 AM - 17 Jan 18
Some of #AlanBaker earliest memories involve colour, and how different shades react to the lighting conditions… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
08:47 PM - 16 Jan 18
Two of our Williamsburg neighbors by Jorit Agoch and Leticia Mandragora! #streetart #mural #portraits #painting #nyc
07:30 PM - 16 Jan 18
Here are some fun concept books for toddlers, warmly illustrated with meticulous detail by #AlanBaker published by… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
01:00 PM - 16 Jan 18
#TheColonialBarrier : @nigelsussman produces an illustration for @atlasobscura on the 1,100-Mile Hedge through the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
11:30 AM - 16 Jan 18
This week we are featuring #AlanBaker who is known for his #FantasyIllustrations and creative imagination… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
09:40 AM - 16 Jan 18
100 Days of Silence : @DecueWu creates a #mindful web banner for @WnotW online magazine #stylised #loose #websitetwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
08:15 AM - 16 Jan 18
Check out @ChrisKingArt's portfolio for more stunning artworks at illustrationweb.com/ChrisKing twitter.com/ChrisKingArt/s…
05:37 AM - 16 Jan 18
This week we are featuring #AlanBaker who is known for his #FantasyIllustrations and creative imagination… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
06:25 PM - 15 Jan 18
Here is a personal piece from @FionnaFernandes - #GetCozy - A young woman cozying up with cushions in a vibrant ani… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
04:00 PM - 15 Jan 18
@hannahDdesigns is proud to be exhibiting her decorative designs at @TopDrawerLondon Meet her at ZB43 she's showcas… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
12:00 PM - 15 Jan 18
#Reinvent : The first 2018 issue of @InStyleGermany is published and with the artwork of @luandemy reminds us of th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
09:05 AM - 15 Jan 18
#BurytheBottle : A self-initiated illustration by @pencilrobot based on Christmas tales from his 'not so convention… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
01:30 PM - 14 Jan 18
#SingJi is a #visual #storyteller who creates both environmental artworks and portraits #ArtistOfTheWeektwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
09:00 AM - 14 Jan 18
#SingJi is a #visual #storyteller who creates both environmental artworks and portraits #ArtistOfTheWeektwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
06:00 PM - 12 Jan 18
Spice up your Writing! @pintachan works for @ScholasticNews on some teaching aid posters #editorial #childrentwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Arrest All Mimics Podcast: Portrait Art

Arrest All Mimics Podcast: Portrait Art

Ben Tallon discusses everything about making a portrait with Beka Smith on Episode 55 of the creative podcast.

Written by Ben Tallon

What makes a strong portrait? Stylistically, it's wide open to the viewer's taste and use in context. But what is the essence of a great representation of a human being? I'm joined by Beka Smith to discuss personalities, eccentricity, warmth, how others perceive the subject and other variable things to consider when creating a creative likeness. Beka is a London based portrait artist who's work has been seen in the BP Portrait Award and on Sky TV's Portrait Artist of the Year show. After an uncertain start, trying to work out a creative career path that felt right for her, she found her way into portrait art in an unconventional way, with some hilarious and touching stories along the way. We discuss how she attains portrait commissions and the many, many things that most people do not consider that a portrait artist has to go through!

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