AP Art: Two-Dimensional Color & Design

Course Number: 630/631

Open To:
Grades 10-12

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 a two-dimensional 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 emphasizing the elements and principles of design.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Design Synectics by Nicholas Roukes

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”