Online – Paper Cutting (Sold out! Register to join the waiting list!)

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Online – Paper Cutting (Sold out! Register to join the waiting list!)

Saturday, November 13 (11:00AM-Noon CT) with Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen

Level of Instruction
All levels. Beginners welcome.
$50.00 Members
$55.00 Non-members

Join celebrated Danish paper cutter Torben Clausen Jarlstrøm and discover the magic you can create with nothing more than paper and a pair of scissors! Following the tradition of Hans Christian Anderson, Torben brings characters to life as he "sets them free" from the pieces of paper. Torben will show how to create a character's face with just a few cuts and will inspire you to explore your own world of paper creations!

This class includes a kit of materials (a $35 value!) shipped to your home with high quality scissors, paper, mounting supplies, and a sweet treat from Veterheim. Don't hesitate to contact Andrew Ellingsen, Folk Art Coordinator, with any questions you may have (

Supplies: Students will need a computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.

Special Instructions: When registering for the class, please make sure to use the address you'd like the kit shipped to, and the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to. You will receive links to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the class. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient's mailing and email addresses or be prepared to forward all communications and/or kit supplies.

If you are registering for this class in a location outside the United States, you will need to provide your own supplies. Please contact when you register for more information about what materials are required for this class.

Enrollment Deadline: October 30, 2021

Registration for this class has closed.

About the Instructor

Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen

Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen

Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen started out as a paper cut artist in 2004. Since then he has exhibited over 110 places in the U.S., Japan, and Denmark and has held numerous workshops in the same countries. He is 56 years old and lives in Odense in Denmark. Odense is where world-famous fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen was born. Andersen was also a very skilled paper cut artist several hundred years ago. Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen seeks with his paper cuts to maintain and renew this old paper cut tradition.

Find out more about Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen on his website.

Learn more: Enjoy a video recording of the online family program presentation FamilieTid: Paper Cutting.