Sustained Investigation: Written Evidence

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Along with uploading images of your work for the Sustained Investigation section, you must write and submit answers to prompts about your work and your creative process.


Open the "Written Evidence" tab.

While you’re in the Sustained Investigation section, click the Written Evidence tab. Be sure to click Save Changes to save your work in the Images tab.

Respond to the two prompts by typing your response into the fields.

Enter your answers to the two prompts:

  • Identify the inquiry or questions that guided your sustained investigation.
  • Describe how your sustained investigation shows evidence of practice, experimentation, and revision guided by your inquiry or questions.

Note: Your written evidence is limited to 600 characters maximum per response, including spaces.

Remember to save changes before leaving.

To return to viewing your images in the Sustained Investigation section, click the Images tab—but be sure to click Save Changes first.

Come back to this tab to view or edit your written evidence.

You can edit your responses anytime before you submit your portfolio.

Requirement: For 2-D Art and Design and Drawing, you’ll be prompted to print your written evidence after you submit your portfolio to your AP teacher. You’ll need to include your printed written evidence when you mail your physical work to the AP Program. See Download and Print Portfolio Submissions.

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