Online - Lending Color to the Past: Recreating Historic Norwegian Folk Dress through Photographs

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Online - Lending Color to the Past: Recreating Historic Norwegian Folk Dress through Photographs

February 8th, 2022 (7:00 - 8:00 PM CT) with Jane Addams

Level of Instruction
Everyone welcome.
Tuition
$0.00 Members
$0.00 Non-members

Explore the colorful world of Norwegian folk dress through digital photo colorization with researcher and folk artist Jane Addams! In this webinar, we will discuss the history of folk dress and the bunad in Norway, the stunning variety of regional variations, and the ongoing research that keeps this important tradition alive. Watch as a black & white portrait from the Vesterheim archive comes alive through historical research and digital painting. 

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About the Instructor

Jane Addams

Jane Addams

Jane Addams is a first generation Norwegian-American with a long family history in the woolen mills of Norway. She has 13 years of experience knitting traditional Norwegian colorwork. Raised in Illinois, she now lives in the milder winters of the Pacific Northwest but vows never to live outside of the "sweater weather" zone. Jane designs Selbu mittens for yarn stores and fashion brands and enjoys studying and teaching our rich textile heritage.

View more of Jane's work on her website here.



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