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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Soka Higashi koko

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Another of the incredible experiences here in Japan, is the main reason for my travel: the Global Science Opera eco-scenography workshop. I have a class of 20 students, and in just 3 days, we will make a scene that will be incorporated into the opera. This morning when I arrived, this sign was waiting for […]

embroidery and language

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

The first embroidery-workshop took place at the museum this week. Although it was more of a dialect-lecture than an embroidery-workshop. One of my art-pieces in the exhibition is a word-cloud, filled with dialect words and expressions. Inspired by this, we launched this workshop where you could embroider your own favorite word(s), while listening to professor […]

WASO/GSO workshop with real scientists!

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

This week there is a Global Hands On Universe/ Gallileo Teacher Training Program- conference at Stord Haugesund University College. 45 astro-physisits and particle-physisits, other scientists and educators from 5 continents gathered in Stord. It´s been an amazing week! Long, inspiring days has left no time  left to write anything on the blog. But tonight I […]

Embroidery workshop

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

What a great day! A whole day with 10 arts and crafts-collegues! I held a practical and inspirational workshop for FOS (Forum for Oppvekst i Sunnhordland) embroidery. Both hand- and freestyle machine embroidery. While we were hand-embroidering it was quiet enough for us to discuss the daily challenges of the trade. 5 schools were represented. […]

The Girly-girls in Fitjar

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

I´ve had the best day! Visiting Fitjar High School and the 9 students in the senior year in Arts and crafts. We spent the whole day together, sewing and chatting. I brought my girly-girls with me, and they all made their own bags, Almost everyone nearly finished… If we´d had another half an hour and […]

Creating in Mexico?

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

If you happen to have some vacation to spare, and love to create, I can totally recommend this workshop in Mexico in February! I am happy and proud to be friends with both Michelle and Sunny, and they are an amazing duo of colorful creativity! Such wonderful people both of them. And in Mexico! Mexico is […]

More sea-creatures

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

The final three days at Brosteinteateret & Hemmingstad Kulturhus have been busy! I almost regret to say that the final day was today: the people here are so wonderful and inspirational, and it´s been such a treat working with them! Kriatina showing off the starfish she´s been working on the past days. None of the […]

Etched art

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Bømlo Art group organized a workshop last weekend with the multi-talented artist Jan Terje Rafdal. A big success, a full workshop of eager students and an engaging teacher. My aluminum plate, with the motif etched into it: a landscape from the northern part of Bømlo, where the naked rock faces meets the sea. And  a […]

write an opera!

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Write an opera in 4 weeks! Based on the fantasy-book “The Shamer´s daughter”, the teacher-students at HSH in arts and craft and in music  are working together in this project. The process is quick, but thorough. Lots of things going on at all times. We are 3 teachers, guiding the 40 students through the creative […]

printing workshop

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

One of the fun projects that will go throughout the year, is visiting a arts and crafts class at one of the local schools. It will only be a short visit in each of the 4 groups during the year, where I show and tell a bit about printing. I notice that I am used […]

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