Sustained investigation fundamentals to keep in mind as you are looking for your thesis:
• _________________YOUR PRINCIPLE
• _____________ and ______________Your ELEMENTS OF ART that you use to investigate your Principle.
• ____________ and _____________________your medium (mixed media, photography, printmaking, painting, drawing, etc.)
• and subject ____________________
Francesca Norman’s concentration statement as an example:
“My concentration is about the inevitability of fate through the depiction of mythological Greek characters as contemporary anti-heroes using photography and mixed media.
I am exploring value using black and white photography and emphasis with red string to show the “hand of fate” in each character’s life”.
Principle of Design: Emphasis
Element of Art: Value
Medium: photography and mixed media
Subject: mythological Greek characters as contemporary anti-heroes
Exploring the topic (or theme) of the inevitability of fate
You can see her portfolio here: https://www.slideshare.net/BrendaRobson/francesca-ap-art-2d-design-76318115
Keep in mind that students who were very specific with concentrations seemed to earn the higher scores.