Oil Portraits   2014 - 2016
..inspired by Fashion and Popular culture

THE ARTIST: BETTINA NEWBERY

"My paintings are inspired by Fashion and Popular culture, justaposing the subjects with exotic patterns, contrasting prints and bold colours. The result are visual anecdotes, blended fact and fiction that tell stories.."

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FELICIA
​CAELESTIS
FREDERICA
JUDITH
GINA
JENNIFER
LILLITH
PAPAGENA
MADONNA
EMILIA
CASSANDRA
SUMMERTIME
​MAE
​IMOGEN
RIVA
IRIS

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FELICIA

Happy 'FELICIA' is one of the first oil portraits in 2014 inspired by 17th Century Japanese prints 


Hand painted with a brush and fine oils


• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium bright steel profile, 45 mm
• 30 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

Buy at £2,650 including VAT and insured UK delivery

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​CAELESTIS

CAELESTIS' background inspired by Bohemian early 20th Century glass overlay gilt decoration turned into spheres

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• 27 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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FREDERICA

'Beautiful FREDERICA' posing in front of a William Morris inspired wall

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• 26 x 34 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

Buy at £4,100 including VAT and insured UK delivery

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JUDITH

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• 28 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

Buy at £1,950 including VAT and insured UK delivery

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GINA

First of the new series of fashion portrait, 'Gina' was painted in 2014 inspired by Japanese Pattern

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• 27 x 31 cm
• framed in aluminium natural steel profile, 45 mm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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JENNIFER

2015 oil portrait of 'Jennifer' • 17th Century Japanese Design turns surprisingly Modern 

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• 28 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

Buy at £2,650 including VAT and insured UK delivery

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LILLITH

2015  oil portrait of LILLITH – ‘the eyes have it’ 

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• 28 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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PAPAGENA

Fantasy portrait, 'Papagena' was painted in 2014 inspired by Mozart's Magic Fluite

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium bright steel profile, 45 mm
• 28 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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MADONNA

Our version of a modern 'MADONNA' framed by Bohemian glass window

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• 28 x 35 cm
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• ready to hang; no framing required

Buy at £2,650 including VAT and insured UK delivery

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EMILIA

Fantasy portrait, 'Emilia' was painted in 2014 inspired by Chinese dragons

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• 28 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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CASSANDRA

In Greek myth, 'Cassandra' was a Trojan princess with the gift of prophecy • fashion inspired modern day oil portrait

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils

• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium bright steel profile, 45 mm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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SUMMERTIME

.. And the livin' is easy - a happy fashion inspired painting

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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​MAE

.. captured in front of Spring flowers

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium bright steel profile, 45 mm
• 30 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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​IMOGEN

Charming and classy as of Shakespeare's wit

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium bright steel profile, 45 mm
• 30 x 39 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

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RIVA

Fashion inspired oil portrait painted 2015

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium bright steel profile, 45 mm
• 30 x 35 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

Buy at £1,450 including VAT and insured UK delivery

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IRIS

Fashion inspired oil portrait painted 2016

Hand painted with a brush and fine oils
• original art
• painted on Arches Oil Paper (300gsm/140lb)
• framed in aluminium nickel profile, 45 mm
• 30 x 39 cm
• ready to hang; no framing required

Buy at £1,450 including VAT and insured UK delivery