Course Description AP Studio Art Drawing and Painting is a full year course, covering two semesters. The core of the program is a senior portfolio involving three sections designed by the College Board. These sections are The Quality Portfolio, The Concentration Portfolio, and The Breadth Portfolio. The Quality Portfolio requires five actual pieces of the very best artworks from the other two portfolios. The Concentration Portfolio contains twelve works that are related to each other in a variety of ways. The Concentration Portfolio involves a written plan of study in an area of visual exploration that is pursued through several artworks. The Breadth Portfolio contains twelve strong artworks that explore numerous subjects using a variety of media and approaches. The Elements of Art and The Principles of Design should be evident in the development of conceptual approaches to composition and creative problem solving. The body of work completed for this specific portfolio must comply with specific program, which will follow the guidelines established for each of the specific areas of study. Prerequisite: Students who are considering Advanced Placement in Studio Art - Drawing Portfolio must have taken Art Foundations 2-D and Drawing I at Westborough High School and / or submit a portfolio as a prerequisite for this program.