|Instructor: Kris Finch
3 Hour Workshop
Kris Finch shares his approach to painting portraits with effective techniques for realistic portraiture. Kris will walk artists through various stages of painting while discussing key aspects of portraiture and how the fundamentals of painting apply to painting portraits.
Please note: Space in this class will be limited to 12 students.
San Diego native Kris Finch studied classical portrait techniques at the Watts Atelier of Arts in Encinitas, California. His work has been commissioned throughout Southern California and appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The State Journal Register and Artist Portfolio Magazine. For the past decade, he has been teaching local artists at Carlsbad Art Farm, The Athenaeum and Art Academy of San Diego. Currently, he regularly teaches drawing and painting in Chula Vista.
This presentation is offered as part of The Studio Door's Artist Almanac 2019. The Studio Door continues its collaborative spirit by bringing together some of San Diego art authorities to speak and teach. Local art authorities from different fields will share their knowledge with artists and patrons while some of the regions best art instructors will offer specialty workshops to highlight the classes that they offer in other parts of the region. This is a fantastic opportunity to get in on a variety of creative courses, professional development talks and social gatherings that bring together like minded creatives.