Private Class: Gudbrandsdal Rosemaling

Introduction to Gudbrandsdal Rosemaling at the Duluth Folk School

Price per person:

3-6 people: $90 per person
2 people: $140 per person
1 person (private session): $265 per person

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

To schedule a 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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