GREGG KREUTZ is an artist, instructor at the Art Students League of New York, and author of the classic instructional text Problem Solving for Oil Painters. His paintings have been shown in New York and in galleries across the country. Having worked as a painter and teacher for three decades, he is sought after for his national and international workshops, and his popular videos continue to be in demand. He lives in New York City.
Gregg Kreutz encourages learning to see with clarity and insight, and that s exactly what this book achieves. I m an art observer, not an artist, but even I can follow and admire Kreutz s logical, step-by-step approach to making paintings look better. PETER TRIPPI, editor-in-chief, Fine Art Connoisseur magazine In Oil Painting Essentials, Gregg Kreutz expands on the teachingsand ideas that he brought forth first in Problem Solving for OilPainters. This new book is rich and colorful with Gregg s paintings, showing examples of what to strive for and what to avoid whenlearning to paint. The writing is wonderfully clear, providing manyinsights for solving the essential problems art students confront. DAVID A LEFFEL, artist and teacher