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Paint a Dala Horse taught by Julie Anderson
Multi-Session ClassThis class meets twice. Saturday December 4-5 from 10-11:30am via Zoom CT
December 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm CST
In this weekend class we will dive into the history and practice of Scandinavian folk art, as Julie Anderson will introduce you to the Swedish tradition of the Dala horse and walk you through painting a Dala horse of your own to give as a special gift or brighten your own home.
No Rosemaling Experience is Necessary. Suitable for most ages.
Zoom link will be emailed closer to the date of the first class.
This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
*The Dala Horse included in your class fee. Please note there are 2 ticket options. Ticket with horse shipped option must be placed by 11/21 to receive your supplies in time for the class (to US domestic address). Non-US continuous contact firstname.lastname@example.org about shipping supplies. If the horse doesn’t arrive before class, no worries! Students may work on any flat surface during class and paint their 3D horse after class.
Ticket Instruction: You must choose a quantity to activate “get tickets”.
3D DALA HORSE
One 4.5” wooden Dala horse is included in your class fee. Students will have access to patterns or can design decoration with their individual style.
Students can use the paint they have available (acrylic or oil). If new to painting, acrylics are recommended. Select colors that go well together and that you want to use to decorate a horse. 2 or more colors are fine.
FOR THE BASE COAT (choose one color)
These are traditional:
Orange-Red (Americana cadmium red is a good orange red). Mixes include Americana red & yellow light mix 3:1 or Tomato and yellow light 1:1
Or a Buttermilk or Light Buttermilk
FOR THE PATTERN
One each of the following:
Liner: Size 1 or 2 (preferably a short liner) i.e. Princeton Select 1 for details
Round or Flat: Size 4, 5 or 6 for larger lines – Princeton Select if good
You can choose a 1 inch sponge brush or a 1 inch glaze/wash brush to background paint.
multi (wax) palette if you own one, if not, plastic plate or lid (cottage cheese or yogurt)
disposable container for water (use the cottage cheese or yogurt container)
chalk or pencil or transfer paper
tracing paper (optional)
dry ball point pen or stylus- stylus is optional
paper- copy paper is fine
scotch or masking tape
brush soap (is optional a bar of ivory soap or bar from hotel stay will work fine)