Telemark rosemaling is one of the best-known styles of rosemaling. It is free-flowing and typically asymmetrical, with intertwining scrolls and imaginative flowers. Egil is known for his magical use of color ??and his ease of teaching technique?. Stroke work, paint mixing, and lettering are all a part of his class?. He will also teach landscape painting, if you are interested. He will work individually with each of you to make sure you gain as much as possible in his class. Class will be taught in oils.
Egil Dahle is a master rosemaler from Bø, Norway. He started painting when he was a teenager and has been painting and teaching for over 50 years. He developed his own Telemark style while he apprenticed with Knute Hovden, who was credited for keeping the early techniques and beautiful art of rosemaling in Norway alive.