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 course is for students who want to deepen their visual and narrative expression by creating a comic series. The student develops abilities to work in the field of comic art. The student gains experience in different steps of the comic art project and they understand the requirements and preconditions of the artistic working process.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 10.01.2022 - 25.04.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Matti Hagelberg, Marja Nurminen

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

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:

    Independent work, critiques, discussions

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The main working method during the course is guided and independent work, group discussions and critiques. The projects under development discussed thoroughly with the group.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching 59 h, independent work 103 h.


Study Material
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Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Minimum amount of participants is 8 students.

    2 places are reserved for exchange students.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring III-V

    2021-2022 Spring III-V

    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:


    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