Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), 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.


On this course you will learn the basics of figure drawing. You will master the ability to depict plastic form, volume, light and shadow with your drawing.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 11.01.2021 - 29.03.2021

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

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Hanna Westerberg-Aboularoih

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:

    Practising how to convey and compose proportion, volume, mass, light and shade in life drawing.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Assessment criteria: Personal progress of the student and the ability to express and utilize what he or she has learned.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Excercises: 96h, Independent work: 66 h.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    John Raynes: Complete Anatomy and Figure Drawing (2007)

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    01057 Life Drawing II

    ARTS-A0211 Elävän mallin piirustus A

    ARTS-A0212 Elävän mallin piirustus B

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


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