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 be able to plan and carry out an artistic project based on his/her own sensory perceptions and experiences. The student will explore new possibilities in representing landscape in relation to traditional ways especially the tradition of landscape painting.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 04.03.2021 - 08.04.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Kati Lehtonen, Juhana Moisander, Marja Nurminen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kati Lehtonen, Juhana Moisander, Sini Vihma

Contact information for the course (valid 05.02.2021-21.12.2112):


Kati Lehtonen,

Juhana Moisander,

Teacher in charge:

Sini Vihma, University Teacher,

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:

    Carrying out an art-project based on observing the landscape. Experimenting and combining various painting - and digital techniques. Introduction to traditional landscape painting.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Due to the Covid 19 pandemic situation, the teaching of this course is arranged remotely.

    Teaching will be organised via Zoom, please see daily schedules in MyCourses, follow Announcements in MyCourses and your -email.

    During the course the main focus is in the concept of landscape and how it has been portrayed in art history and contemporary art. The course approach the topic through artistic practice and case studies of artworks and discussions on how the relationship between man and nature has changed throughout the history. The practical site consist of working both out in the nature and inside the studio. The course offers different artistic approaches to the concept of landscape and facilities to work on your own project.

    The teachers of the course are visual artists Kati Lehtonen ( and Juhana Moisander ( ). The day will start with a lecture and the rest of the day will be practical work on the tasks and on your own projects dealing with the landscape.

    Timetable of the course:

    4.3.  Kati Lehtonen

    11.3.  Kati Lehtonen

    18.3.  Kati Lehtonen

    25.3.  Juhana Moisander

    1.4.  Juhana Moisander

    8.4. Juhana Moisander

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Exercises, lectures, personal guidance and independent work.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    • Course completion requires at least 80% attendance and completion of assigned work given by the teachers by a specific deadline.
    • Students are requested to notify the teacher via e-mail,  of any absence due to illness or another serious reason.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    48 h contact teaching, 33 h independent work.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    48 h contact teaching: According to daily schedule in MyCourses, includes lectures, hands on working, instructions, discussions, critiques.

    33 h independent work: Includes implementation of Individual art project and possible preparatory assignments according to instructions by the teachers.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    The course will be arranged remotely. Please find daily program in detail in MyCourses section

    The class start 9.15. The times of the lunch breaks will be decided daily together with the teachers.