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Rosemaling: Valdres-Style

Course Overview

Rosemaling is a decorative painting style which originated in Norway where it traditionally decorated churches, homes and farmhouse interiors. The Valdres style of rosemaling originated in the Valdres valley and is known for its strong floral motif. This course emphasizes the basic techniques of painting these traditional floral bouquets. Students will apply their skills to a woodenware project such as a small plate or bowl. Students interested in building an even more solid base of skills are encouraged to pre-register for the optional fourth day of instruction for $50 by calling North House at 218-387-9762.


Fri, Oct 20th, 2017  –  Sun, Oct 22nd, 2017

Course Details

Length: 3 Days
Skill Levels: All levels
Hours: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: 15+
Registration Cost: $285.00
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: Varies ($5-$50)


You will need the following tools for this class:

The instructors will provide paints, other incidental supplies, and a class project such as a plate, bowl or other woodenware item for your use for a fee of approximately $50 collected at the beginning of class. If you bring your own supplies (listed below as optional) and/or project, this fee will be reduced accordingly. Students who bring nothing but a paint shirt and notebook should expect to spend $50, students who bring their own brushes, paints, and project should expect to spend $10-$35.

1.    Notebook and pen
2.    A paint shirt

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call the front office if you have not received it within 24 hours.