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.


Through a creative project, the student will become familiar with construction techniques using wood, metal, and other materials. The student will be confident in using wood working and metal working machines.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 01.03.2021 - 19.03.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Antti-Ville Reinikainen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jukka Lehtinen, Roel Meijs, Antti-Ville Reinikainen

Contact information for the course (valid 07.02.2021-21.12.2112):

Jukka Lehtinen

Teacher of the course, Sculptor


Antti-Ville Reinikainen

University Teacher in Sculpture
Phone number

Roel Meijs

Harjoitusmestari, Workshop master

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:

    Students will be introduced to wood materials, hand tools and wood working machines, and shown how to use them safely. Students will be introduced to metal working, in particular construction techniques using welding and other power tools and methods. Students will create a sculpture combining wood, metal and other materials using construction techniques.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    At the course the students will make one or several sculptures or installation  according to the given assignment using wood and/or metal as material.

    The work is done in the workshops: metal, wood and multimateria workshop. Workshop masters help you carry out you tasks every day according to the opening hours of the workshops. Some special arrangements need to be made in taking turns at the workshops so that everyone gets equally working time due to the Covid19 situation.

    In the beginning of the course there will be mandatory workshop courses in the wood workshop and the metal workshop. Without passing such a course you will not be able to work at the workshops and it is only possible to pass such a course in the beginning of our course (WOM2).

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Individual and small group discussion and critique. Active participation in classwork. Successful completion of own project.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Evaluation is based on

    • the personal development in the techniques  taking into account the starting level of the student
    • ability to express ones ideas and emotion in the art work
    • activity on the course

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    3 weeks intensive course. Students are expected to be present during all contact teaching (76 hrs), as well as to work independently in the workshops on other days.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    This is an intensive course of three weeks 01.03.2021 -19.03.2021. The workload is 7 hours each day 9.15-17.00.  Students should be present minimum 80 % to pass the course.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Provided in class

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Taide Nyt!, Havainto, Studio A, Studio B, or quivalent

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    Due to the situation with Covid-19 and possible new restrictions more detailed schedule will be provided to the students closer before the course.

    Metal and wood workshops are open Mondays 13-16, Tue-Fre 9.15-12.00 and 13-16

    Multimateria workshop is open mon-fre 9.15-17

    Kontaktiopetuspäivät - contact teaching hours 

        (Days underlined  are contact teaching)

    1. Week

    Monday 1.3.                 klo  9.15-12 Introduction

                                         klo 13.00-17  Lecture and discussions 

    Tuesday 2.3               klo 9.15-17  MandatoryWorkshop course 

    Wednesday 3.3.          klo 9.15-17   MandatoryWorkshop course 

    Thursday  4.3.             klo 9.15-17 

    Friday 5.3.                    Individual work

    2. Week

    Monday 8.3.               klo 13-17  

    Tuesday 9.3.                 klo 9.15-17  

    Wednesday  10.3.       klo 9.15-17

    Thursday 11.3.             Individual work 

    Friday 5.3.                   Individual work

    3. Week 

    Monday 15.3.               Individual work 

    Tuesday 16.3.              klo 9.15-17

    Wednesday 17.3         klo 9.15-17

    Thurstday 18.3.           klo 9.15-17 

    Friday 19.3.                 klo 9.15-17 critic