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Jan Lee carefully paints flower pedals on a rosemaling project she is working on. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

The art of rosemaling

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Dorothy Hoover said she always had an interest in doodling and painting, so in 1978, she started taking lessons. Now, she’s giving the lessons, and turning whatever she can find into masterpieces.


Once a month, a group of painters get together in Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes to work on their rosemaling, folk art painting and keeping up their Norwegian tradition.

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