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 prepares the student for independent work in screenprinting and opens up opportunities for expanding personal artistic expression.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 09.09.2022 - 11.11.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jukka Lehtinen, Sakari Tervo

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

Opettaja / Teacher

Jukka Lehtinen

Työpajamestari / Workshopmaster

Pia Parjanen-Aaltonen



Sakari Tervo
+35850-465 7051

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Practising of the basic techniques in screenprinting. Preparation of the screen through hand painting and use of exposure. Printing material used: mesh.

  • applies in this implementation

    Kurssin opetuskieli on suomi ja englanti. 

    Teaching language is both English and Finnish.

    Opettelemme kurssilla silkkipainon perustekniikoita

    • valotusmenetelmä, jossa kaavio valmistetaan käyttäen valoherkkää emulsiota, valotusoriginaalina voidaan käyttää piirrosta tai valokuvapohjaista  filmiä
    • erilaisia tapoja hyödyntää valokuvaa silkkipainossa
    • yksinkertaisen paperikaavion käyttö

    On the course we are learning basic screen printing techniques such as

    • Using a light-sensitive emulsion to create a stencil, where the original can be a drawing or photograph based film
    • we learn different ways of utilising  photos in screen printing 
    • the use of simple paper stencil

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Two to three exercises, brief lectures and personal guidance.

  • applies in this implementation

    Evaluation is influenced by

    • Innovativeness and creativity in learning the  technique
    • Technical skils in screen printing
    • Technical progress compared to the starting level
    • Artistic expression and creativity expressed in the assignments

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course is organized as contact teaching (70 hours).

  • applies in this implementation

    Suorittaakseen kurssin opiskelijan on oltava läsnä kontaktiopetuksessa vähintään 80 prosenttia. 

    To pass the student must be present in the contact teaching at least 80%.



Study Material
  • applies in this implementation

    All the essential course materials are provided by the univercity.

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - II
    2022-2023 Spring III - IV
    2023-2024 Autumn I - II
    2023-2024 Spring III - IV

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: Sisu.

    Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,

    The student selection is done randomly if there are more candidates than there are number of seats. The first lecture of the course is mandatory. If the confirmed student isn’t able to attend the first lecture, the student must cancel their enrolment, and the free slot be raffled among the candidates. Passing the course requires 80 percent attendance and completion of the exercises.

    Minimum amount of participants is 8 students, maximum 15.