Rosemaling Basics

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Rosemaling Basics

August 15-16, 2020 with Patti Goke

Youth ages 12-17 receive a 25% discount.
Level of Instruction
Beginner and very beginner.
$140.00 Members
$190.00 Non-members

Do you want to try rosemaling in a relaxed and fun atmosphere? If so, this class is for you. By exploring three styles of rosemaling, you will learn the basic strokes, a basic palette and paint mixing, how to hold and clean the brush, and so much more. This class will be taught using oil paints.

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About the Instructor

Patti Goke
Patti Goke
Patti Goke

Patti Goke of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, has been rosemaling for over 35 years and has taken many classes with American and Norwegian artists. One of her rosemaling experiences was painting in the Raftevold Hotel in Hornindal, Nordfjord, Norway. Patti is a Vesterheim Gold Medalist, Vesterheim Rosemaling Letter editor, and contributor of rosemaling articles and projects for Art Apprentice Online e-zine. She was the guide for Vesterheim’s 2014 and 2016 Folk Art Tours to Norway.

Learn more: Watch this video, Contemporary Folk Art at Disney’s Norway Pavilion where master woodworkers Phil Odden and Else Bigton and master rosemaler Patti Goke joined Vesterheim to discuss their work on the Frozen attraction in the Norway Pavillion at Disney’s Epcot Center in Florida. And in this video, Collection Connections: Nordfjord Rosemaling BowlsPatti highlights Nordfjord-style rosemaling design throughout objects from Vesterheim’s collection.