Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The student will develop skills in drawing, artistic expression and observation. The emphasis is in achieving technical abilities needed for sketching and drawing the living environment in relation to personal expression.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 09.09.2020 - 11.11.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Marja Nurminen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kaarina Kaikkonen-Lipasti

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Drawing exercises: observing the forms, light, shadow and spatial impression. Sketches made at site e.g. in museums and in nature. Producing completed drawings out of sketches.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Personally guided exercises, discussions and critiques. Assessment Criteria: Development of personal expression, progress in perception-based drawing.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    96 h contact teaching, 66 h independent work.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    01022 Freehand Drawing

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption