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Oil Painting Essentials

  • Paperback $24.99

    May 24, 2016 | 160 Pages

  • Ebook $15.99

    May 24, 2016 | 160 Pages

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Praise

“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

Table Of Contents

INTRODUCTION 1

CHAPTER 1 ENGAGING THE ESSENTIALS:CONCEPT AND PROCESS IN OIL PAINTING 11

CHAPTER 2 PORTRAITS 47

CHAPTER 3 FIGURES 67

CHAPTER 4 STILL LIFES 83

CHAPTER 5 LANDSCAPES 101
-Plein Air Landscapes 107
-Studio Landscapes 116

CHAPTER 6 INTERIORS 127

AFTERWORD: A FEW FINAL THOUGHTS . . . 145

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 149

INDEX 150

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