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Intro to Swedish Folk Painting
with Kim Garrett
Saturday, February 8, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 PM
Tuition: $80 Materials: $15
Come learn the basics of Swedish folk painting. Called Dalmalning, this type of folkart originated in Sweden during the middle to late 1800s. You will learn about the history and different styles of Dalmalning and then learn the components of the most common form, "the Kurbit". We will spend the remainder of the day painting our own Dalmalning project in acrylic paints. All materials for the project including paints, brushes, and mediums are included in the materials fee.
Students should wear clothes suitable for painting and bring pen and paper for note taking and a small jar.
About the Instructor: Kim Garrett has been rosemaling since 2007 and has studied extensively with master rosemalers in Norway and the United States. She has also studied Dalmaining, a folkart painting style, in Sweden. She has won several blue ribbons at the MN state fair for her rosemaling, received the Best in Show twice, and get rave reviews from Ely Folk School students.