Tag Archives: west chelsea

Painting on A Colored Ground

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:

Student Work

Student work

This is one of my students’ oil painting in progress.

Stages of Chimera

Often I get asked how I create a painting. Here are stages of Chimera and my creative process:



Greg Kessler’s Oil Paintings and Panels Featured in West Chelsea Open Studio

Greg Kessler's Oil Paintings and Panels Featured in West Chelsea Open Studio

West Chelsea Open Studio May 10-11 2014


Bathing Beauty in Finished Form

Bathing Beauty in Finished Form

Figurative oil painting


Getting Ready for West Chelsea Open House

Getting Ready for West Chelsea Open House

Figurative, abstract paintings

Greg Kessler To Participate in West Chelsea Open Studios May 11-12, 2013

West Side Art Studios will be part of the West Chelsea Artists Open Studios initiative on May 11th and 12th. Our doors are open to visitors from 12-6PM both days! The studio will also be featured in Chelsea Now paper. Image