Painting on A Colored Ground

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How to Create Color Contrast

Here’s a brief introduction to color contrast. Feel free to ping me with any comments or questions.

Spanish Pallette – Intro to Painting

Greg Kessler demonstrates how to create a Spanish Pallette in these simple to follow steps. Details on private lessons can be found here. Click below to watch:

Ro Gallery

untitledthe RoGallery has updated my works on their site.They have numerous artists including the Picasso estate.

Biker Chicks

The past few years I have been painting a few “Biker Chicks” To me a symbol of rebellion and freedom.  Influenced by the biker counterculture I saw when growing up in the 70’s.

Halka Artists residency

20160130_142527.jpgWhen I was in Istanbul this past December, I worked at the Halka Artists Residency. I took a bus and a ferry to the Asian side. Everyone was impressed as I don’t know much Turkish.The area is called Moda, and had lots of cool record stores and cafes. 2016-01-30 16.11.24.jpgHere are20160130_145110.jpg few drawings I did during my stay.

First Artist for Cause Event Raises Funds for Education Non-Profit America Needs You

The first Artists for Cause (AFC) event took place at America Needs You‘s (an education non-profit) gala event on October 15th at Cipriani, in midtown New York. The AFC initiative puts together art shows to benefit non-profits and participating artists. The event raised one million dollars to support first-generation college students and help them achieve their education and career goals. The show included fifteen works by  accomplished artists including: Brian Novatny, Predrag Dimitrijevic, Jon Newman, Wendy Klemperer and Greg Kessler. Artists for Cause curator and co-founder Greg Kessler’s work Sasha was also sold at the event, making a notable contribution to the organization.

Sasha by Greg Kessler (Oil on Canvas, 24x30)

Sasha by Greg Kessler (Oil on Canvas, 24×30)

If you know of a non-profit that would be interested in an AFC show as a fundraiser, please contact us (kesslergregv [at] gmail [dot] com). We can curate the show based on a theme that reflects your organization’s goals and provide guidance on key administrative details (e.g., location, proceeds, etc.).