Carteret High School
AP Studio Art
(Full year course)
Course Description: This course builds on drawing/painting skills and advance visual communication skills by exploring a variety of processes, techniques, compositional, and aesthetic concepts.
Prerequisite(s) - Completion of Art Appreciation or Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Honors and teacher recommendation through portfolio review.
Through practice, application of drawing concepts, and informed decision making students will build a personal body of work that demonstrates a high level of quality and growth over time in content, technique, and process.
The class culminates with submission of a portfolio made up of 24 works to the College Board in early May. Portfolios are scored by a team of high school and university instructors.
Classroom policies: All general school policies will be enforced in the classroom. See your student handbook for details.
*Students are expected to attend class daily and on time prepared to work.
*In addition to class time, students should expect to work at least 5 hours a week or more at home
*Avoid coming late to class and always have a pass if you are.
*Avoid too many absences as they will directly affect your participation grade.
*Use your time wisely during class.
*Avoid being critical of others’ work. We will have constructive critiques throughout the semester.
Spiral bound sketchbook
8 X 11, 9 X 12 / 70 lbs. / 30 sheets or more
Preferably sketching pencils and a white eraser
18 X 24 or larger
**Students at this level should purchase their own personal supplies to use at home. I can furnish you with a list of products and suppliers if needed.