• Welcome to AP studio Art.  With AP Studio Art, you will be creating a portfolio of college-level art work and, at the end of the school year, submit it for evaluation.  A qualifying portfolio score can earn you college credit and/or advanced placement.  For this class there are two main portfolios to choose from including the Drawing or 2-D Design Portfolio.  You can only choose one portfolio to assemble for the school year.  So whats the Difference between Drawing and 2-D Design?   
     
    What type of artist should be doing the DRAWING PORTFOLIO? 
     
       The following are some of the criteria and expectations for the Drawing Portfolio according to the CollegeBoard.
          - Line quality
          - Light and shade
          - Rendering of Form
          - Composition
          - Surface Manipulation
          - The Illusion of Depth
          - Mark Making
       Materials to be considered
          - Painting
          - Printmaking 
          - Mixed Media
          - Graphite
          - Charcoal
          - Ink
          - Pastel
     
    ***To See Drawing portfolio examples click here
     
     
     
    What type of artist should be doing the 2-D Design portfolio?
     
        The following are some of the criteria and expectations for the 2-D Portfolio according to the CollegeBoard.

          - Purposeful decision making about using the Elements of Art and Principles of Design 
          - Understanding of Design Principles
          - Using the Principles of Design (unity, variety, balance, emphasis, contrast, rhythm, repetition,   proportion/scale and figure/ground relationship) can be articulated through the visual elements 9line, texture, shape, color, value, space).  
          - Any 2-D process or medium may be submitted
          - Materials considered include graphic design, digital imaging, photogrpahy, collage, fabric design, weaving,          fashion design, illustration, painting, printmaking.  
     
        **To see 2-D portfolio examples click here