IMG_2911By no means is this list exhaustive. This list does contain resources is for all three AP Studio Art Portfolios, Studio II, Advanced Art, and all Jewelry courses. It does not include a variety of other art history and contemporary information that will change as the assignments change and evolve to meet individual student needs. We also use a wide variety of slides, videos and other print materials as needed to help students further develop their skills and understanding.

Periodical Websites:

American Artist Magazine-

American Arts Quarterly Magazine-

American Craft Magazine-

Art Jewelry Magazine-

Ornament Magazine-

Ceramics Monthly-

American artist-

Tutorial Websites:

Figure drawing models:

Art dictionary:

Drawing tutorials-

Watercolor tutorials-

Acrylic tutorials-

Museum Websites:

The Louvre-

The metropolitan museum of art-

Museum of modern Art-

The British museum-

Maryhill Museum-

The Frye Museum-

The Seattle Art Museum-

The National Gallery of Art-

The National Museum of African Art-

The Hirshhorn Museum-

The Rijks Museum-

For a comprehensive list of national and international museum websites visit:


Aristides, Juliette. Classical drawing Atelier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2006.

Belvin, Marjorie Elliot. Design Through Discovery. New York: Holt, Rinehart and           Winston, 1984.

Blake, Wendon. Acrylic Painting. New York: Watson-Guptill, 1979.

Bridgeman, George B. Bridgeman’s Complete Guide to Drawing from life. New                                  York:Sterling Publishing, 2001.

Cushing, Val M. The Ceramic Design Book. New York: Lark Book, 1998.

Cuthbert, Rosalind. An Introduction to Painting Portraits. New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 2004.

Dalley, Terence. The Complete Guide to Illustration and Design: Techniques and Materials. London: Chartwell books, 1988.

Edwards, Betty. Drawing on the right Side of the Brain: A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1989.

Fairley, Robert E. Drawing and Painting Hands and Feet. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2004.

Gatto, Joseph A. Drawing media and Techniques. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, 1987.

Gilbert, Rita, and William McCarter. Living with Art. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.

Goldsmith, Lawrence. Watercolor Bold and Free. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1980.

Goldstein, Nathan. Figure drawing: The Structure, Anatomy and Expressive Design of Human Form, 5th edition. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1999.

Hobbs, Jack A. Art in Context, 3rd Edition. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1985.

Hogarth, Burne. Drawing Dynamic Hands. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1988.

Hogarth, Burne. Dynamic Anatomy, Revised and Expanded. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2003.

Hogarth, Burne. Dynamic Figure Drawing. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications,1996.

Ross, John. The Complete Printmaker: Techniques, Traditions, Innovations. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Kordich, Diane D. Images of Commitment: 20th Century Women Artists. Tucsan, AZ: Crizmac, 1994.

Malmstrom, Margit. Modeling the Head in Clay. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1979.

McCreight, Tim. The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated Handbook. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, 1991.

Roukes, Nicholas. Design Synectics: Stimulating Creativity in Design. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, 1988.

Impelluso, Lucia. Nature and its Symbols. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2004.

Simmonds, Jackie. Pastel Workbook. Cinn., OH: David and Charles, 2007.

Untracht, Oppi. Jewelry: Concepts and Technology. New York: Doubleday, 1985.

Zappalorti, Robert. Drawing Sharp Focus Still Lifes. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1981.

Zelanski, Paul & Mary Pat Fisher. Design Principles and Problems. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984.


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