Rosemaling Classes

INRA offers classes at all levels in the different rosemaling styles. Classes are open to anyone who becomes a member.

Typically for our classes:

  1. Instructions and a required materials list (paints, brushes) are included with the class information packet provided to students after registration.
  2. Students are responsible for supplying their own brushes, paints, etc.
  3. Preparation of woodenware including application of design must be completed prior to class.
  4. Steps will be demonstrated by the teacher and the student will be able to paint areas demonstrated.

Upcoming events:

Patriotic Plate, Telemark style with Kristen Birkeland – May 12-13 via Zoom

  • Plate: order Inside 16″ beaded plate (9.5″ center) from from Tim Montzka, for $23 plus shipping
  • The class will be taught in acrylic paints. Students should have taken one rosemaling class.
  • $85 plus $15 membership dues must be paid for 2023
  • Friday May 12: 6-9pm. Saturday May 13: 10 am-12 pm and 2-4pm.
  • Register by April 24 to ensure time for ordering/shipping the plate
  • contact INRA for openings.

Hallingdal Project/Design Class with Julie Anderson, Thursday evenings in July

Vesterheim Tankard

  • $100 + membership ($15)
  • Thursdays, July 2023
  • Instruction 6:30-8:30 pm, studio time 8:30-9:30 pm
  • Paint the provided design, adapt it or create your own design.
  • Recommended woodenware should be ordered by July 6.

Ryfylke Style Plate with Nancy Odalen, August 26 & 27 in person

18″ Plate double beaded plate, taught in Oils. Lake Zurich, Il location

Agder Style 10″ Bowl (or plate) with Trudy Peach, September 23-24 in person

20″ bowl in Agder Style by Trudy Peach

Taught in Oils, La Grange, Il location

*** Completed Classes ***

Trondelag style tray with Louise Bath, Saturdays April 15-May 6 via Zoom

Telemark Design with Nancy Schmidt

Tavern Mirror painted with oils in Telemark Style March 2023

Basic Rosemaling Techniques – Julie Anderson

Setesdal Bowl – Kim Garrett

Telemark Style Christmas Tree – Jan Boettcher

Fall True Beginner – Rosemaling Ornaments

Rosemaling in Os style -Julie Anderson

Hallingdal Style Stepstool -Lise Lorentzen

Stepstool in Hallingdal Style by Lise Lorentzen

September 2022 – Telemark Style Gameboard – Kristen Birkeland

Telemark Style Gameboard by Kristen Birkeland

June 2022 Ryfylke Rosemaling Box – Jan Boettcher

May 2022 – Beginner Gudbrandsdal in Acrylics with Lise Lorentzen

April 2022 – Os Bracelets – with Denise Richard-Franco

March 2022 – Rosemaled Eggs – with Lise Lorentaen

March 2022 – True Beginner Class – Telemark Coasters with Kim Garrett

January – March 2022 Introduction to Round Objects with Diane Edwards

November 2021 Demystifying Design for Rosemalers – Telemark style taught by Patti Goke, VGM

October 2021 True Beginner Class– Transparent Telemark Style in Acrylic paints with Lise Lorentzen

October 2021 Intermediate/Advanced Class – Fjord Horse Pull Toy taught by Jan Boettcher

September 2021: Gudbrandsdal Style covered bowl taught by Andrea Herkert

July 2021: Rosemaling Style Characteristics by Patti Goke

July 2021: Welcome Plaques for Beginners taught by Lise Lorentzen

Welcome Plaque

May 2021: Mangleboard in Vest Agder Style taught by Jan Boettcher

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April 2021: Raudsaumsmaling style on 12″ plate taught by Kim Garrett (repeat of January class)

March 2021: True Beginner Class: Ornaments in transparent Telemark Style taught by Lise Lorentzen

February 27 to March 27, 2021: March Madness open studio work on projects while on Zoom with other members

January 2021: Raudsaumsmaling style on 12″ plate taught by Kim Garrett

November 2020: Valdres Style Sled taught by Lois Mueller

July 2020: Hallingdal Style Door Crown taught by Lise Lorentzen

July 2020 Hallingdal style