Educator

"GUSTAV REHBERGER, a master draftsman and master of the human form, is a brilliant teacher and demonstrator.  Rehberger has received international acclaim for his powerful and imaginative paintings, drawings and pastels of the human figure and the horse."

1964-66

 

Old Mill Art Center of the Adirondacks

"You would have to travel far and wide to see anything of the quality and stature of this type of instruction and ability."  Rebecca Maurello, Old Mill Art Center of the Adirondacks, Elizabethtown, NY.

"Painting the Figure" Lectures

 
 

1967

 

Kutsher's Country Club of Monticello, NY

 
 
 

Lecture BrochureS

 
 
 
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“If you can draw: You are Free!”   GUSTAV REHBERGER

Saturday Class

Saturday Class Show 

“The artist begins where the model ends.”  GUSTAV REHBERGER

 
 
 

"Composition" Lecture

 Horse & Bull Fighting (Lecture Chalks on Paper, 4 x 8 ft.) 

Horse & Bull Fighting (Lecture Chalks on Paper, 4 x 8 ft.) 

“The power of my compositions comes from interdependent organized forms and movement within the given space, culminating in a strong expression, supported by a cohesive design.  Everything has a meaning.  Nothing is superfluous.”   GUSTAV REHBERGER

 
 
 

"Painting the Figure" Lecture 

 
 
 
 

"Action & Gesture" LectureS

 
 
 

"Arm & Hand" Lectures

 
 
 

"Form" Lectures

“Trust your eye…use your brain.  Look, think, feel, select!”  GUSTAV REHBERGER

 
 
 

"Shading" Lectures

“Shading gives you the ultimate Three-Dimensional Form.”  GUSTAV REHBERGER

 

"Shading the Five Basic Shapes"

Gustav demonstrates the art of “Shading the Five Basic Shapes” at The Art Students League of New York in 1990.

 

“Shading the Female Nude from Life” 

Gustav demonstrates the art of “Shading the Female Nude from Life” at The Art Students League of New York in April of 1987.

 
 
 

"Man & Horse" Lectures

 
 
 

“Worthwhile art is never achieved by sheer accident.” – GUSTAV REHBERGER

"Leg, Knee & Foot" Lectures

 
 
 

"Facial Expressions" Lecture

 
 
 

"Foreshortening" Lecture

“Drawing is like sculpting on paper.”  GUSTAV REHBERGER

 
 
 

"COMPOSITION:  Double-Oblique" Lecture

Gustav Rehberger demonstrates the art of drawing two-dimensional images of three-dimensional objects at The Art Students League of New York in 1990.

 
 
 

Notes to Class

“Most mistakes are made in the first three seconds of a drawing.”  GUSTAV REHBERGER

“You have to encircle the earth with newsprint before you can draw a fairly decent figure.” GUSTAV REHBERGER

“Draw every day!”  GUSTAV REHBERGER