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Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Summer Session

The Grand Marais and Beyond course is designed for the enthusiastic photographer, amateur or professional, with an emphasis on storytelling with your photography. Led by editorial photographer Layne Kennedy, you will explore and photograph the scenic shores of Lake Superior, create portraits of local folks, photograph history of the region…
Wed, Jul 21st, 2021  –  Sun, Jul 25th, 2021
Day 1; 6 - 9pm, Days 2-4; Sunrise - 5pm, Day 5; Sunrise - 11am
Instructor: Layne Kennedy
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Gudbrandsdal Rosemaling

Rosemaling is a decorative painting style originating in Norway. The Gudbransdal style of rosemaling originated in the Gudbransdal region and is recognized by foliage of the acanthus leaf. This course emphasizes the basic technique for painting these acanthus scrolls. Students will apply their skills to a 12’’ lidded box. This…
Fri, Aug 6th, 2021  –  Sun, Aug 8th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Tara Austin
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Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. The Os region in western coastal Norway is known for its fanciful flowers and bright colors, making it quite different from many of the other styles of rosemaling. In this course you’ll…
Fri, Aug 13th, 2021  –  Sun, Aug 15th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Mon, Aug 16th, 2021
9am - 1pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
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Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and the Telemark region in southeastern Norway is known for the classic look of its painting with asymmetrical scrolls and varied placement of leaves and flowers. In this course you'll study and practice basic techniques of this traditional decorative painting style. Students will begin…
Fri, May 14th, 2021  –  Sun, May 16th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Mon, May 17th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
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Swedish Folk Painting

Swedish Folk Painting, often referred to as “dalmalning” actually consists of several different painting styles based on region, subject, and artist. In this course we will discuss several of these different styles. Then we’ll practice the basic painting techniques of two of these styles and create our own individualized projects.…
Fri, Jun 11th, 2021  –  Sun, Jun 13th, 2021
Day 1: 12pm-5pm, Days 2/3: 9am-4pm
Instructor: Kim Garrett