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ADVANCED PLACEMENT STUDIO ART

AP STUDIO ART: DRAWING
Grade Level: 10, 11 & 12 
Recommended Pre-Reqs: Draw & Paint & ADV Drawing & Painting 
FEE: $35 per semester ($70)
  + cost of the AP Exam / Portfolio Review ($89)

AP STUDIO ART: 2D DESIGN
Grade Level: 10, 11 & 12 
Recommended Pre-Reqs: ADV Design, Area Specific Courses & ADV Specific Courses
FEE: $35 per semester ($70)  + cost of the AP Exam / Portfolio Review ($89)

AP STUDIO ART: 3D DESIGN 
Grade Level: 10, 11 & 12 
Recommended Pre-Requisites: ADV Design, Area Specific Courses & ADV Specific Courses
FEE: $35 per semester ($70)  + cost of the AP Exam / Portfolio Review ($89)

AP Studio Art is intended for the highly motivated student who is interested in pursuing the study of art and wishes to obtain college credit for doing so. Students may choose a focus area of Drawing, 2D Design or 3D Design. Students will submit a traditional and a digital portfolio for their final exam in May. 

BREADTH: This category will include 12 digital images to showcase a repertoire of skills, compositional layouts & mediums. 
CONCENTRATION: This category will include 12 digital images to showcase a concentration statement with a progression of themed development to effectively communicate a specific idea. 
QUALITY: This category will include their best 5 pieces that will be mailed in to the College Board of professional art jurors (can be from the Breadth or Concentration category). 


To enter the course, students are required to submit an application along with a portfolio and be approved by the art department. Summer work will include a sketchbook, a photography library and a practice concentration. Students can take any or all of the following AP Studio Art Exams, available in 3 specific focus areas: 

Drawing: Demonstrate mark-making in a variety of mediums including ink, graphite, colored pencil, pastels and watercolor/acrylic/oil paint on paper or canvas. 

2D Design: Demonstrate a strong sense of design in the 2 dimension based on the elements and principles of design through any medium, photography, ink, graphite, mixed mediums, colored pencil, pastels or paint. 

3D Design: Demonstrate a strong sense of design in the 3 dimension based on the elements and principles of design through any medium, including pottery, creative metals, mixed mediums, found object or nature installations, etc. 

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