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