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Hallingdal - Bombay Keepsake Box with Lise Lorentzen

Lise Lorentzen image

Rosemaling artist and instructor, Lise Lorentzen explains how she designs a Hallingdal pattern on a bombay keepsake box. Over this 4 part series Lise will demonstrate how to paint this design in acrylic paints.  She will cover design, brush strokes, layering colors, shading, details, and final line work.

Rosemaling demo image

Paints used in this lesson

JoSonja Acrylics

Raw Sienna

Yellow Oxide

Turners Yellow

Norwegian Orange

Red Earth


Pine Green


Prussian Blue

Burnt Umber

Carbon Black

Warm White

Background Colors

Dunes Beige - Delta Ceramcoat

Galaxy Blue - Jo Sonja

Grey Basket
Hallingdal project image

Bombay Keepsake Box can be found online at Steph's Folk Art Studio.

Hallingdal Keepsake Box, Part 1

Creating the design and beginning painting

Hallingdal Keepsake Box, Part 2

Painting the design

Hallingdal Keepsake Box, Part 3


Hallingdal Keepsake Box, Part 4

Wrapping up detailing

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