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AP Studio Art: 3D Design (50.0814051)
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement Studio 3D Design Portfolio Examination. Requires submission of original works and slides to be evaluated on quality. Provides experiences using different drawing media and approaches; designed for students interested in the practical experiences of art.
AP Studio Art: 2-D Design (50.0813051) Syllabus
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement Studio 2D Design Portfolio Examination. Requires submission of original works and slides to be evaluated on quality. Provides experiences using different drawing media and approaches; designed for students interested in the practical experiences of art.

AP Studio Art: Drawing (50.0811051)
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AP Studio Art Concentration Weekl y Syllabus

Grade Schedule for First Semester
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement Studio Art Drawing Portfolio Examination. Requires submission of original works and slides to be evaluated on quality. Provides experiences using different drawing media and approaches; designed for students interested in the practical experiences of art.

Applied Design 1 (Fashion Design)
Emphasizes design elements and principles in the production of art products such as fashion illustration, wearable fashion, accessories, advertisements, graphic designs and other product designs.  Stresses proper use of materials, equipment, vocabulary and technical terms.  Investigates the computer and its influence on and role in creating contemporary designs.  Includes a cultural and historical fashion study of master design works of different periods and styles.

Art History and Criticism I (50.0911011)
Introduces art history through art works from antiquity to the present. Covers style, symbolism, media, subject matter and the purposes of art and artist; explores the technological, economic, religious, political and social influences on development of architecture, painting, sculpture and other art forms. Emphasizes the relationship of history to art criticism, aesthetics and art productions
Drawing I (50.0311011)
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Explores a variety of drawing techniques and media; emphasizes developing basic drawing skills and critical analysis skills for responding to master drawings. Examines solutions to drawing problems through student drawings and those of other artists. Covers Western and non-Western cultures.

Drawing II (50.0312011)
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Enhances level-one skills in technique and provides further exploration of drawing media; reinforces basic drawing skills and critical analysis skills for responding to master drawings of different historical styles and periods. Examines solutions to drawing problems through student drawings and those of other artists.

Comp III
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Weekly Sllabus
The advanced level of Comprehensive III in Visual Arts will explore a variety of approaches and methods with two-dimensional and three-dimensional media throughout the year to build portfolio skills and develop artistic self-expression. Good drawing skills are essential, but emphasis will be placed on using imagination, intuition, and conceptual ideas.

Fibers I (50.0421011)
Introduces fabric and fiber design techniques such as weaving, stitchery and printing and a variety of design techniques, materials and supplies. Explores historical origins and use of fabric in Western and non-Western cultures. Applies art criticism techniques to judgments about fiber/fabric designs.
Painting I (50.0321011)
Explores a variety of techniques and wide range of painting media; emphasizes developing basic painting and critical analysis skills for responding to master paintings. Examines solutions to painting problems through the study of the color theory and composition. Emphasizes the concept and development of personal style. Covers Western and non-Western cultures.

Photography I (50.0711011)
This class is an exploration of 35 mm black and white photography with an emphasis on creative camera controls, correct film exposure and development, printmaking, proper use of the darkroom and chemicals, and photography style discovery. A history of technical and aesthetic aspects of photography will also be covered. The course is a combination of lectures, projects, demonstrations, supervised lab work and critiques.
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The SLR Camera Simulator - helpfull tool in learning about aperature, shutter speed, ISO and lighting situations
Introduces photography as an art form; covers the historical development of photography and photographic design and its cultural influences. Emphasizes the basics of exposing and processing photographs; introduces 35mm photography. Stresses appropriate processing techniques and safe use of photographic materials and equipment.

Photography II (50.0712011)
This class is a continued exploration of 35 mm black and white photograph with an emphasis on developing a focus as well as studying master photographers.
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The SLR Camera Simulator - helpfull tool in learning about aperature, shutter speed, ISO and lighting situations
Enhances level-one skills and provides opportunities to apply photographic design methods. Introduces enlarging negatives and stresses composing and processing techniques using a 35mm camera and pinhole camera with varied focal lengths. Emphasizes appropriate processing techniques and safe use of photographic materials and equipment and darkroom techniques. Continues to explore photography and photographers for historical and critical appraisal.
Pottery I (50.0411011)
Introduces the characteristics of clay and design in clay using various techniques of construction and decoration. Emphasizes hand building and introduces other forming techniques, surface decoration and glaze applications. Covers styles of ceramic works from Western and non-Western cultures.
Pottery II (50.0412011)
Enhances level-one skills and provides opportunities to apply design techniques in clay through hand building and/or throwing on the potter's wheel. Introduces formulation of basic glazes and kiln firing; stresses evaluation of clay forms through art criticism.
Sculpture I (50.0611011)
Introduces the design and production of relief sculpture and sculpture-in-the-round. Emphasizes the historical origins and functions of sculpture in Western and non-Western cultures. Includes additive, subtractive and modeling methods; explores traditional and nontraditional materials for sculpted works and their sculptors.
Visual Art Comprehensive I (50.0211011)
Introduces art history, art criticism, aesthetic judgment and studio production. Emphasizes the ability to understand and use elements and principles of design through a variety of media, processes and visual resources. Explores master artworks for historical and cultural significance.

Visual Art Comprehensive II (50.0212011)
Enhances level-one skills in art history, art criticism, aesthetic judgment and studio production. Emphasizes and reinforces knowledge and application of the design elements and their relationship to the principles of design. Explores different two-and three-dimensional art media and processes. Investigates master artworks to increase awareness and to examine the role of art and the artist in past and contemporary societies.