Author Archives: Mr. Elam

AP 1st Semester Test Slide List

Semester 1 Slide List Here it is – your slide list.  Some works are listed because they include important concepts, not because the actual work will be tested.  Additional things you should know: 50 multiple choice questions 90ish% of the … Continue reading

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AP and IB Museum Assignment: The Impact of Presentation, Scale, and Text

Quite a bit of how we feel about a work is determined by how we encounter it for the first time.  Artwork seen in person is nothing like artwork seen in a book or on a screen. Another important element … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on the Broken Color Assignment

For this homework assignment, we are going to add to our Process Portfolio. Add This to Your Process Portfolio Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  … Continue reading

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AP Critique: Two Gibbons Reaching for the Moon

Write a critique of the attached artwork.  For your convenience, the title of the work and the artist’s name are included in the name of the file.  Feel free to do a little research if you need to. We need … Continue reading

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AP Find Me: Color Schemes

Your assignment is to find images which demonstrate each of the following color schemes: Primary Secondary Analogous Complimentary Cool Warm High Key Low Key Monochromatic Neutral For the images I only want graphic, advertising, popular, or contemporary art.  I do … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on the Shattered Still Life Assignment

For this homework assignment, we are going to add to our Process Portfolio. Add This to Your Process Portfolio Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  … Continue reading

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AP Women are from Venus

The following is a released question which appeared on an AP test a few years ago. Your assignment is to fully answer the question being asked of you, as if you were taking an AP test. You are allowed, and … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on Value Study

For this homework assignment, we are going to begin building our Process Portfolio pages. Create a Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  If you have … Continue reading

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IB Photography Homework #1

For this assignment I want you to play around with photography a bit. You are to take an original photo.  Your photo is to have the following characteristics: Black and white. Alter your photo to only be black and white, … Continue reading

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AP Architecture Scavenger Hunt

You are to (using the camera of your choice) bring in photos of architectural features.  For full credit, you must find and record 20 different architectural features with accompanying definition.  You are looking for architectural features which could be found … Continue reading

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