Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as a costume-designer and an artist, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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Yo-ho, yo-ho, a sailor´s life for me!

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Guess where I am?! I´ll give you a clue: it´s one of the biggest ports in the world! I´ll give you another clue: that´s my shoes in the picture. And 17 meters below me there is water. I´ll tell you tomorrow

cocktail umbrella lamp shade

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

For the Salmon Conveyor set I made three cocktail-umbrella lampshades for the party-scene. Here is a little DIY-guide, so you cn make your very own party-lamp. You need a rice-paper lampshade (they have affordable ones at IKEA), about 250 cocktail umbrellas for a shade with 50 cm in diameter. A hot glue-gun with plenty of […]

A world of Artist Journal pages

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

I´ve known for a long time now, and am happy to finally share with you the great news! I am appearing in Dawn DeVries Sokol´s new book A World of Artist Journal Pages. I haven´t seen the book myself yet, as it doesn´t release until April 21st. Some of the pages featured will be from […]

The Sound of Music

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Today my creative outlet has been singing! I´ve been part of the all-female choir of nuns(!) backing Maria Arredondo and Bjørn Skagestad in their tour of The Sound of Music. The Sound of Music is celebrating it´s 50 year anniversary this year, and it is probably the most well-known musical in the world. Even if […]

power-tooling

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Power-tooling is fun! I think that´s why some old-fashioned men insist it´s difficult and hard work, (read: not suited for women.) They simply want to have all the fun for themselves Well, it´s not difficult, and it´s not even particularly heavy. What it is, is dusty! Incredibly dusty! Getting ready for a new skill to be learned: […]

Viking Neptun video

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

GREASE – ON AIR

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Tonight´s the night! The grand opening of GREASE! A couple of photos from the rehearsals below. This is backstage right now: the girls are in make-up/hair-styling. In about 10 minutes it´s the boys´ turn. This “ON AIR” sign is one of the last props made. In co-operation with the light-designer. I found a metal cookie-box […]

Viking Neptun by night

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

We interrupt these backstage theatre reports with a completely different matter. I´m in Ulsteinvik a couple of days to hang a truck-load of pictures. Both my own art, two colleagues art and children´s art. The Christening isn´t until the end of February, but the ship will be at sea until right before, so the decorations […]

2014 highlights

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

A new year is here, and I want to take time to celebrate some of my favorite memories from the year that´s gone. Here are some of my highlights: January: PERPLEKS, costume-design for Perpleks at Rogaland Teater. In June, it wins Hedda for best show! February: Optiship, reception art for a new shipping company. March: The biggest […]

Hardanger

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Hardanger is famous for two things. It´s fjord and it´s embroidery. The fjord is very scenic, and is frequently visited by large cruise-ships. The embroidery has gotten it´s international name for their own version of white-work-embroidery, used in their bunads. It´s also used in interior textiles, such as table-cloths. This weekend I am once again […]

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