CONCENTRATION WORK 6-8 Concentration pieces due this quarter Students will develop their ideas for their Concentration. This is a large task of building a body of artwork over the semester which is related with a strong idea, formally or conceptually. Students will propose three thumbnail sketches of twelve related works each. Students will make the artwork that will comprise the pieces of their concentration.
Knowledge of how to build a body of artwork Development of ideas and technical skills to manage this task, each portfolio will be unique and different. Master the form and content of the concentration idea Knowledge of elements and principles of art and design Care and use of studio Critical thinking Knowledge of form and content of portfolio assembly (Drawing, 2-D, or 3D) Use of materials and techniques relevant to portfolio
Slide lectures Handouts AP Studio Art Slides AP Studio Art web site collegeboard.com AP Art History textbooks AP Art History slides Other books as needed from archives Art in America magazine Ceramics Monthly magazine Periodicals and books depending on nature of the portfolio (Drawing, 2-D, or 3D)
Show examples of concentrations and bodies of artwork. Discuss what a body of artwork consists of. Discuss how to develop a body of artwork One on one consultations with students about their concentration ideas. Slide lectures Class Discussion Critiques Lecture Technical Demonstrations Internet examples, web sites One on one discussion and consultations with teachers Visit museums and galleries Books and Visual resources Sketchbook exercises Deadlines and due dates
Critiques-formal and informal review of artwork One on one discussion with teacher and peers Show slides and discuss work in progress and as it is developing Rubric used as formal grading post for this quarter
Students will do 3 thumbnail versions of their twelve ideas for their Concentration Students will know what a body of artwork consists of as related to the body of art they will independently develop known as their Concentration. Students will start their Concentration Students will develop their ideas for their Concentration Students will be finished with half of their Concentration (six pieces) Students will participate in critiques and discussions of artwork Students will feel confident about their progress on their Concentration