Private Class: Gudbrandsdal Rosemaling

Introduction to Gudbrandsdal Rosemaling at the Duluth Folk School

COVID-19 Restrictions

Private classes are available to be scheduled privately for your family, educational pod, or small group (up to six people). Face masks must be worn at all times.

Classes will take place at socially distanced work stations, in the main hall of the Dovetail Cafe, when the cafe is closed. Instructors will be wearing masks, and sanitizer will be available.

Price per person:

3-6 people: $60 per person
2 people: $81 per person
1 person (private session): $135 per person

This includes three hours of in-person instruction and all materials (paints, brushes, paper, etc.)

If you would like to schedule this private class, please email

During this class you will be introduced to the Gudbrandsdal style of rosemaling. Gudbrandsdal style is characterized by twisting and folding leaves of the acanthus plant, a common design ornament. In class we will go over the basic technique and history of this decorative style. We will practice the fundamental painting process using oil paint on paper. All painting materials and basic Gudbrandsdal patterns will be supplied by the instructor.

Registration Includes

Instruction and all materials, as you learn the Gudbrandsdal style of rosemaling. At the end of class, you’ll go home with Gudbrandsdal Style worksheets.

You should bring…

If you have your own rosemaling paints and brushes, you are welcome to bring them along. If not, we’ll have some available.

Skill Level

You must have some previous skill in either rosemaling or painting

Best for Ages…

13 and older


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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