Rosemaling in the Valdres Style

February 22, 2019 - February 23, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Two Day Class:
Friday, February 22, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, February 23, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Participants will learn the basic strokes of rosemaling, progress through color mixing and working with oil paints, and then use those skills to complete a small bentwood box or decorative plate.

Rosemaling means “rose or flower painting” in Norwegian. The Norwegian Folk-art of Rosemaling began around 1750. This class will focus on the Valdres style, which originated in the Valdres valley and is known for its strong floral motif.

PLEASE NOTE the different times for each day. 

About the Instructor: Kim Garrett has been rosemaling since 2007 and has studied with several “Gold Medal” winning American rosemalers as has traveled to Norway three times to stud traditional 18th century rosemaling design with Norwegian rosemaling instructors. She has also taken lessons in Sweden in the Swedish folkart painting style, Dalmaining. She has won several blue ribbons at the MN state fair for her rosemaling and received the Best in Show twice.

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 1 payment of $95.00

Fees: Tuition: $110 Materials: $35 More information

Location: Ely Folk School
209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

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