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.


In the course you will get to know the creative possibilities in the expression of the water colour painting

Credits: 4

Schedule: 08.08.2022 - 19.08.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Marja Nurminen, Kalle Purhonen

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

Teacher of the course is: Kalle Turakka Purhonen

Coordinator: Maria Riipi (Contact her if you do not want or cannot take part on the course) Important!

Coordinator: Juhana Harju

Workshop master: Pauliina Parjanen

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    You will get aquainted with traditional watercolour techniques that you will apply to contemporary watercolour painting scene and its current creative possibilities.

  • applies in this implementation

    This course is taught only on campus.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    76h contact teaching 32h independent work


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Will be announced separately at the start of the course

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Minimum amount of participants is 8 students.
    Two places are reserved for exchange students.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Summer

    2021-2022 Summer

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: Sisu replaces Oodi on 9 August, 2021. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture:


    Minimum amount of participants is 8 students.

    The order of priority for admitting students:

    1. Exchange students in Aalto ARTS, 2 places (applies to courses taught in English)
    2. Minor students (applies to compulsory courses in the minor)
    3. Degree students in Aalto ARTS

  • applies in this implementation

    • Completing the course 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, whose classes you are
      absent from of any absence due to illness or another serious reason.
    • If you are sick, you get the substitute assignment from the teacher. Please, contact him!