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Digital Art Online Course / Digitaalinen maalaus ja vektorikuvitus

Creating a quality online course for digital art and a working and inspirational self-assessment system.
Digital Art Online Course / Digitaalinen maalaus ja vektorikuvitus

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Heikka Valja


School of Arts Design and Architecture


2017 – 2018


The online course is an introductory course to three areas of digital art:

  • Digital painting and drawing
  • Vector illustration
  • Image manipulation

The assignments are designed so that the course teaches the basics of graphic technology and also serves as an introduction to observational painting and drawing and vector illustration.
The course is an open MOOC and taught in Finnish.
The course is beneficial to all people who are interested in art, design and visual communication:

  • Art and design students of all levels
  • Visual communication and marketing students
  • Tech students interested in technical illustration
  • Professional artists and designers who want to get more skillful in digital technology
  • Art teachers
  • High school / vocational college students interested in visual professions in art, design or game and other entertainment industries

Involved courses

ARTS-A0702 – Digitaalinen maalaus ja vektorikuvitus (6 ECTS)


Heikka Valja
School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Art
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