AP Art: Drawing

Course Number: 634/635

Open To:
Grades 11-12

Course Length:
Full Year; 10 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Visual & Performing Arts “F” requirement. Satisfies one year of VAPA graduation requirement.

Course Description:
This is an advanced course designed for students who are seriously interested in the practical experience of art. Students will be required to submit one portfolio for evaluation. This portfolio will be divided into three sections: Quality, Concentration and Breadth. The portfolio will be a combination of actual work and digital images that will be submitted to the AP College Board in May. Emphasis will be on building a strong body of work, developing a personal style, and utilizing different methods and design solutions. Students will purchase their own supplies and work independently.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Creative Drawing by Howard Smagula

Level of Difficulty:
Moderate
Difficult
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Prerequisites:
Art I and II with a grade of “A”