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  • $2,247 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Perlich
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

AP Drawing Portfolio

My students need a wide variety of art materials in order to complete a professional quality advanced placement drawing portfolio for prospective universities.

My Students

"Every master knows that the material teaches the artist" ~ Ilya Ehrenberg. Without a variety of materials, the potential of my students is greatly limited. Help them find their mastery with an array of supplies to create an astounding AP portfolio!

My high school students come from a society lacking in artistic culture and positive reinforcement.

The innate desire for the arts pours out of their very souls. They are curious and motivated. All they need is a little guidance. To see them gain excitement and confidence as they explore and master different techniques is something that deserves respect, nurturing, and LOTS of encouragement. I am always amazed at how well the overall student body supports and encourages each other. The amount of leadership is astounding. All they need is a little positive reinforcement and they'll be shining stars!

My Project

My students are usually exposed to a severely limited supply of art materials, due to budget cutbacks both in the educational system and especially in the arts. Not only are there small amounts of materials to be shared between literally hundreds of students, there is also a lack of variety. As a result, the creativity and artistic potential of my students is squashed. I would like to provide my AP students with opportunities to explore paint, printmaking, paper art, charcoal, pen and ink, and even scratchboard. I have also included DVDs and books that will expose them to various techniques and provide inspiration for creativity and self-exploration. A number of projects will be able to be completed using these supplies with the overall goal of building their Advanced Placement portfolio for prospective universities.

The purpose of the AP Drawing Portfolio is to give students the opportunity to study and learn at the college level.

They will be able to earn college credit and/or advanced placement while still in high school. The portfolio should show a diverse amount of drawing techniques in any medium the student chooses. It encourages creative and critical decision making, the development of technical skills, and contribution to their community.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ALVIN PRO CUTTNG MAT/GRN/BLK 8.5X12IN • Blick Art Materials $5.77 40 $230.80
BAMBOO LYRE EASEL/VARNISHED • Blick Art Materials $50.45 3 $151.35
PIGMA MICRON PEN/BLK 6PC SET • Blick Art Materials $11.27 12 $135.24
DB ECONOMY BAREN/4IN DIA • Blick Art Materials $13.85 8 $110.80
LOLLYPOP SCISSORS/7IN FRUIT BASKT CLRS • Blick Art Materials $2.67 30 $80.10
INKING PLATE/BENCH HOOK • Blick Art Materials $7.09 10 $70.90
CONTE CRAYON/MATCHBOX SET OF 4 • Blick Art Materials $3.22 20 $64.40
CRAYOLA WC PAN/OVAL 16/SET • Blick Art Materials $6.35 10 $63.50
POP-IN BRAYER/4IN HARD RUBBER • Blick Art Materials $6.20 10 $62.00
UHU GLUE STICK/BLU 0.75OZ • Blick Art Materials $1.53 40 $61.20
KNIFE/KNIFE NO1 W/CAP • Blick Art Materials $2.42 20 $48.40
SOFT KUT PRINT BLOCK/4X6 • Blick Art Materials $1.19 40 $47.60
BLICKRYLIC/BASIC PINT 6/SET • Blick Art Materials $22.86 2 $45.72
XACTO SWIVEL KNIFE/NO113 CRAFT • Blick Art Materials $7.23 5 $36.15
DESIGNR FADELES PAPR/12X18 100SHT ASSORT • Blick Art Materials $15.22 2 $30.44
GEN CHARCOAL PENCIL/KIT • Blick Art Materials $3.02 10 $30.20
SAKURA PIGMA BRUSH/BLK • Blick Art Materials $2.17 12 $26.04
TESSELATIONS/27MIN DVD • Blick Art Materials $25.46 1 $25.46
CRYSTAL PRODUCTN DVD/COUCH/DRAW PRO TECH • Blick Art Materials $25.46 1 $25.46
EMBROIDERY SCISSOR/4IN • Blick Art Materials $2.46 10 $24.60
MICROCINEMA DVD/ART 21 SEASON 5 • Blick Art Materials $22.94 1 $22.94
GRUMBACHER FIXATIVE/!H MATTE FINAL 11.75OZ • Blick Art Materials $7.62 3 $22.86
BLICKRYLIC/GESSO GAL • Blick Art Materials $21.89 1 $21.89
NEW ILLSTRTN W/TYPE/SC 176/PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $18.96 1 $18.96
SCRATCH ART KNF HLDR/12/PK • Blick Art Materials $4.29 4 $17.16
SCRATCHBOARD/BLK 8.5X11 10/PK • Blick Art Materials $5.70 3 $17.10
DRAWING LAB/SC 144/PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
ARTST JOURNAL WRKSHP/SC 144/PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $15.63 1 $15.63
MICROCINEMA DVD/ALL ABOUT PRINTS • Blick Art Materials $15.29 1 $15.29
SCRATCH KNIFE/STRGHT • Blick Art Materials $0.76 20 $15.20
SCRATCH KNIFE/CRVD • Blick Art Materials $0.76 20 $15.20
LITTLE RED ALL ART/SINGLE HOLE SHARPENR • Blick Art Materials $0.62 20 $12.40
BLOCK PRINT PAPER/9X12 50LB 100SHT • Blick Art Materials $4.08 3 $12.24
SPDBALL BLOCKPRT INK/GRN 1LB • Blick Art Materials $11.94 1 $11.94
BETTER BALL PT PEN/BLK FN DOZ • Blick Art Materials $11.94 1 $11.94
SPDBALL BLOCKPRT INK/BLU 1LB • Blick Art Materials $11.94 1 $11.94
SPDBALL BLOCKPRT INK/RED 1LB • Blick Art Materials $11.94 1 $11.94
SPDBALL BLOCKPRT INK/WHT 1LB • Blick Art Materials $11.94 1 $11.94
SPDBALL BLOCKPRT INK/YLW 1LB • Blick Art Materials $11.94 1 $11.94
SPDBALL BLOCKPRT INK/BLK 1LB • Blick Art Materials $11.94 1 $11.94
GEN CHARCOAL PENCIL/BLK HB • Blick Art Materials $0.76 12 $9.12
ARTIST TRADING CARDS/BLK 52/PK • Blick Art Materials $4.05 1 $4.05
ARTIST TRADING CARDS/GLD/SLVR 52/PK • Blick Art Materials $4.05 1 $4.05
GEN CHARCOAL PENCIL/WHT • Blick Art Materials $0.76 5 $3.80

Materials cost

$1,698.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$155.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,909.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$337.01

Total project goal

$2,246.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,246.75

5 Donors

-$2,084.99

Donations toward project cost

-$1,824.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$260.25

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$61.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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