Glass and Metal Still Life Paintings Painting glass and metal is daunting, but I teach my students simple color mixing techniques so they can accomplish this confidence-building subject. This is a great exercise in color theory!

Foreshortening In this project, students employ the element of space in a dynamic manner by exploring the concept of foreshortening.


Landscape of the Face I didn't come up with this assignment. To be honest, I can't remember where I got it. It started as a project I taught in a college level 2D Design class and I used it in my AP Studio Art classes. It's a great portfolio addition because it illustrates an understanding of value.

White on White Primary Color Drawings Using only Prismacolor pencils in the primary colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black), students drew white eggs on white paper.

Figurative Work A selection of figurative work by my Advanced and AP students.

Various AP Studio Art Work These works were intended for inclusion in students' AP Studio Art portfolios.

Reduction Relief Printmaking Project

Repetition and Rhythm Works that address these design principles.