Author Archives: Mr. Elam

Starting Wednesday,4/25, our assignments are moving to Schoology

As the title says, starting this Wednesday (4/25) start looking for our assignments on Schoology. We will continue to use Schoology, at least until we can return to normal classes. If you want to get hold of me, I opened … Continue reading

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AP Exam to be done at home, via internet

About This Year’s AP Exams Students remain eager to take AP Exams and to have a chance to earn credit and placement. We surveyed 18,000 AP students and 91% indicated they want to complete this important step, urging us not … Continue reading

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Assignments for APAH this week

Hey gang… So, welcome to the 2nd week of spring break, I guess?  I hope you and all of yours are doing well and embracing the streaming video/online gaming life style. So we are not real sure how all of … Continue reading

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Assignments for IB this week

Hey gang… So, welcome to the 2nd week of spring break, I guess?  I hope you and all of yours are doing well and embracing the streaming video/online gaming life style. So we are not real sure how all of … Continue reading

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AP Extra Credit: The KISD Art Show

Here we go, a chance for you to earn some extra credit!  Each question earned will get you 2 points added to your lowest test grade!! In order to get credit, what you need is to provide a photo of … Continue reading

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IB Reflection: Atmospheric Perspective and Figure Drawing

  Add this to your existing Process Portfolio document. How to Write a Reflection: For each artwork (Atmospheric Perspective and Figure Drawing), I want you to create 1-2 pages per artwork (3 if you have a lot to say and … Continue reading

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AP Find Me: Renaissance and Baroque Concepts

Your assignment is to find images that demonstrate each of the following terms or techniques.  Some of these terms we have covered, but some we have not yet so you will have to do some light researching. For the images … Continue reading

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IB High Contrast Photos

This homework assignment is designed to generate more work for your process portfolio and also syncs well with our current in class assignment. By contrast I mean a visual contrast; a strong difference in color, texture, or value. If you … Continue reading

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IB Depth of Field Photo

For this assignment I want you to play around with photography a bit. You are to take a series of 5 original photos.  Your photos are to have the following characteristics: Choose subjects where you can play with depth of … Continue reading

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AP Timeline: Rome to Renaissance

You are to construct an original timeline.  The timeline must do the following things: The timeline must include the required artworks, artistic periods, and historic dates listed below. The timeline must demonstrate the sequential nature of some of these events. … Continue reading

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