Drawing is the basis for most of Porter’s Studio Art work. Thinking with the instrument at hand and mark-making are key to the experience of creating two dimensional media such as painting and printmaking. In class, Life Drawing sessions are often offered to enhance learning in the studio series. Only the finest quality archival materials are used in class; ebony and color pencil, vine and compressed charcoal, ink, and conte are among the favored media in the studio. Most AP Studio Art students submit their portfolios in the Drawing category.