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Rosemaling: Beginning Hallingdal

Course Overview

The bold and colorful Hallingdal rosemaling is an excellent style for the beginning rosemaler. Students will learn the basic brush strokes and hand techniques and color mixing for painting Hallingdal scrolls and flowers. Additional instruction will be provided for those wishing to create their own designs. Emphasis will be on using traditional colors and techniques. Students will be provided with a wooden plate and a prepared design but are welcome to bring in wooden pieces of their own. Note, the materials fee will be paid directly to the instructor during class.


Fri, Sep 4th, 2020  –  Sun, Sep 6th, 2020

Course Details

Length: 3 Days
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: N/A
Registration Cost: $225.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Jul 24th, 2020
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: Varies ($20-$50)

Required Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

Students may use instructor supplies for an additional fee. A reduced fee is available for students who bring their own supplies. The instructor requests no turpentine or mineral spirits to be brought to class.

  • Brushes short-handle, round sizes 6 and 4. Raphael short liner brush size 2 short filber #4 for oil paint.
  • Walnut alkyd medium oil
  • Turpenoid natural (green bottle)
  • Tracing paper
  • Transfer paper
  • Palette paper
  • Oil paint colors: (Rembrandt or Grumbacher) Prussian Blue, Burnt Umber, Raw Umber, Titanium White, Venetian Red, Yellow Ocher, Grumbacher Greenish Umber, Ivory Black. Optional: Cadmium Red Light

Optional Tools

While a basswood plate will be provided, students are welcome to bring in wooden pieces for independent design. Students may bring in prepainted (black green) practice boards (heavy cardboard). Class background color will be in black green but students may bring in Red iron oxide or Deep Midnight Blue for continuing projects.

More Information

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.

Begin Registration

North House is now requesting full payment at time of registration. Payment plans are available upon request — don't hesitate to contact us at 218-387-9762 if you need to arrange one.

* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Jul 24th, 2020
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Cancellation Policy

If North House must cancel a course, students will receive a full refund of any payments made for that course.

Students who cancel their enrollment more than 21 days prior to the course will receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee to cover administrative costs. In recognition of the time and energy instructors invest in preparing for courses, students who cancel their enrollment 21 days or less prior to the course are not eligible for a refund.

Certain classes have different cancellation policies. When this is the case, it will be noted in the Course Overview on this page. Please be sure that you are familiar with your class's cancellation policy, and contact us if you have any questions.