Chris Guest’s work focuses mainly on painting heavily tattooed people, with a ‘Pin-Up’ feel. Utilizing classical oil painting techniques, learnt at London Fine Arts in Battersea, Chris creates paintings in a classic figurative tradition, coupled with a contemporary twist.
He began painting and drawing from a very young age, and first started making money from art aged just 14, drawing portraits of music icons for other pupils. At age 18, Chris began showing his work in galleries in Cornwall, and has since exhibited extensively throughout the UK and the US.
His originals and prints are collected worldwide, and his art has been featured in many magazines and publications. Chris also teaches painting and holds regular workshops around the UK. Chris lives and works in London, England.