THE CHALLENGE: Create a painting in the style of Lichenstein. Learn how to hone your skills as a digital artist by learning from one of the best.
Roy Lichtenstein Painting
(October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was a prominent American pop artist
. His work defined the basic premise of pop art better than any other through parody. Favoring the old-fashioned comic strip
as subject matter, Lichtenstein produced hard-edged, precise compositions that documented while it parodied often in a tongue-in-cheek humorous manner. His work was heavily influenced by both popular advertising and the comic book style.
You will create a digital painting inspired by Roy Lichtenstein’s work.
You may draw from a photograph that recreates one of Lichtenstein’s compositions, or you may find a single comic panel and recreate it with yourself or others.
- RGB Color, 300 res.
- You must use all photographs you have taken
- Lichtenstein used primary colors in is paintings as well as halftone patterns.
- The Halftone can be achieved by selecting the two colors you want and going to Filter>Filter Gallery>Sketch>Halftone Pattern
- A very large database of his work can be seen here: www.lichtensteinfoundation.org/