Presentation on theme: "Components of. Drawing Portfolio The Studio Art Exam The Advanced Placement Program in Studio Art: Drawing is a performance-based visual exam. Each student."— Presentation transcript:
Drawing Portfolio The Studio Art Exam The Advanced Placement Program in Studio Art: Drawing is a performance-based visual exam. Each student develops and submits a portfolio that serves as a direct demonstration of achievement. The term "drawing" is used very broadly; all sorts of art that involves directly making marks on a surface can fit into this portfolio. This includes not only work in traditional drawing media -- such as pencils, ink, and pastels -- but also many kinds of painting, printmaking, and other forms of expression. The only media that are not allowed in this portfolio are photography and digital art.
Components of Breadth Section Primary Focus for 1st term of AP Art Studio The Breadth section shows the range of experimentation and experience in drawing. It is presented as 12 slides, each of which shows a different work. In addition to its quality, each work is scored on the degree to which it actually shows a variety of approaches to drawing. 16 - 20 works to be completed for AP Art Studio class 12 slides submitted for this section of the portfolio Student work will encompass a wide variety of projects exploring multiple media and techniques. Students will also be exposed to art history with a particular concentration in modern art and criticism that will assist in adding to the scope of the work being produced.
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Components of Concentration Section Primary Focus of 2nd Term The Concentration section shows the student's in-depth commitment to an idea in art that is personally fascinating. It is presented as 12 slides, some of which may be details of works. The stress is on a coherent idea and development of the work, in addition to the artistic success of the work. 16-20 works to be completed for AP Studio Class 12 slides to be submitted for this section of the portfolio - some slides may be detail views of the works done for this section Works will be unified by an underlying idea (theme) that displays visual coherence Four main areas for consideration on scoring: 1) coherence / development 2) quality of the concept / idea presented 3) degree of development and investigation 4) quality of the work and technique
Concentration By Anthony Miserendino Calvert Hall College H.S. Baltimore, MD. 2003 Studio Art Drawing: Selections from Concentration Section
Student Commentary Briefly define the nature of your concentration project. My concentration consists of fruits and vegetables. I began doing realistic representations of only fruit and related objects and then incorporated other objects into the picture. Next I distorted the fruits and vegetables and put them into environments in which they normally are not. Briefly describe the development of your concentration project and the sources of your ideas. You may refer to specific slides as examples. I began this concentration by emulating the American still-life painters. In slide two, I took a closer look at the fruit magnifying an orange and an apple to capture extreme detail. In slides 3-5, an apple is placed in a strange environment with shapes unlike the round shape of the apple. I then began incorporating fruit in with unrelated objects that did complement the interesting shapes and vibrant colors of the fruit. In slide 8, I started enlarging the fruits and vegetables to personify them. In doing this, I also put them into environments that complemented their natural shapes. For example, in slide 10, the long carrot lies in bed, and in slide 11, the curved banana looks as if it is sitting upright in the tub. Finally, in slide 12, the pear becomes the environment, acting as shelter. What medium or media did you use? I used oil on canvas, charcoal, and pencil to develop my concentration.* Additional examples of this concentration may be seen at the AP Central site at: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com
….More Concentration Examples 2003 Studio Art Drawing: Selections from Concentration Section By Paul Ford Lake Brantley High School Altamonte Springs, FL
Student Commentary Briefly define the nature of your concentration project. Hip-hop and its different elements inspire my artwork. Here I focus on the primary four elements, which include emceeing, truntablism, breakdance, and graffiti. The raw energy that defines hip-hop is beautiful to me and I wish to communicate this through my art. Briefly describe the development of your concentration project and the sources of your ideas. You may refer to specific slides as examples. My first four pieces are representations of each element. I aimed for a unique and interesting perspective and intense lighting to bring regular objects to life. I moved on to further explore the art of breakdance next. The text in slide 6 muses on the "tao" of the B-boy; I use the same idea for the emcee in slide 8 and the DJ in slide 12. Streetdance, or funk styles as it was originally called, is not a direct element of hip-hop, but its strong integration with breakdance associates it with hip-hop in the present. Slides 9 and 10 represent the dance group that created popping and many other funk styles known today - the Electric Boogaloos. In these pieces I establish a rhythm and beat in the placement of the figures. Hip-hop is about the music; it is lively and colorful, and I represent this in my choice of colors.. What medium or media did you use? The first pieces use colored pencil and ink. Later I also include acrylic paint, tape, acetate, torn cardboard and tracing/construction paper. In slide 11 I used a Mac and Photoshop to scan images I previously created, then layered and blended them using altered color and opacity. I enjoyed this concentration because I explored many tools that I have never utilized before and have grown as an artist. Additional works in this concentration may be viewed at the APCentral web site at: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com
Components of Quality Section Works from this section my include some pieces from previous 2 sections some pieces from previous 2 sections 8 - 10 works to be completed for AP Studio Art Class 5 actual pieces to be submitted (no slides) Submitted works are expected to show mastery of drawing in: - apparent in composition - apparent in concept - apparent in execution
Quality By Julia Clift Trinity Preparatory School Winter Park, Florida Scoring Rationale: These complex and purposeful works demonstrate an excellent mastery of drawing and painting skills. The surfaces are subtle, rich, and sophisticated. The works are well-resolved, confident, and evocative compositions that create a personal narrative. The works display a sensitivity in the use of value, color and subject matter. The pieces are consistently high in quality and display excellent thinking and decision-making skills on the part of the student.
2004: Studio Art Drawing Grade Distribution Statistics Examination GradeStudio Art Drawing N% At 51,32111.3 41,94816.6 34,28436.6 23,20227.4 19528.1 Number of Students11,707 3 or Higher / %7,55364.5 Mean Grade 2.96 Standard Deviation1.10