Chris Saper has delivered nearly 400 commissioned portraits to clients nationwide since beginning her portrait business in 1991. The author of "Classic Portrait Painting in OIls: Keys to Mastering Diverse Skin Tones" and "Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color and Light", her work has been published in "The Best of Portrait Painting", "Strokes of Genius: The Best of Drawing" and "Drawing and Painting People: The Essential Guide", all of which are published by North Light Books.She has published 4 instructional DVDs, also through North Light Books.
In addition to her commission portrait practice, Chris is an active instructor, speaker and demonstrator; she has served on the Faculties of the Portrait Society of America and the Scottsdale Artists' School.
Chris has a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, and a Master's Degree in Health Care Administration
Areas of Expertise
Portrait painting; instruction; business planning; still life/floral work
Portrait Society of America
Portrait Artists of Arizona
Scottsdale Artists' School
Mountain Artists' Guild, Prescott AZ
Abend Art Gallery
Sedona Arts Center
Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Art