KS3 Celebrity Project
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Presentation to support Key Stage 3 pupils with an art project at Fortismere School
Transcript of KS3 Celebrity Project
- 1. Celebrity and Pop Art Andy Warhol
- 2. What is Pop Art?
- Pop art is one of the major art movements of the twentieth century.
- It began in Britain and America in the mid to late 1950s.
- Key features include the use of bold colours, found images, reference to popular culture such as comics, advertising and films.
- 3. Andy Warhol made many images of celebrities, especially Marilyn Monroe.
- 4. Warhols favourite method was silk screen printing. He often used repetition of the same image in his work.
- 5. Julian Opie
- 6. Gary Hume Create a portrait of a celebrity adopting the same method as Gary Hume. Keep things simple break the image down into basic shapes. Use flat colour.
- 7. Text and Image
- The influence of Pop Art can be seen in the work of contemporary artists and designers such as Barbara Kruger and Jamie Reid.
- They manipulate and subvert existing found images by adding text to create a powerful ironic message.
- 8. Jamie Reid
- 9. Banksy
- 11. Barbara Kruger
- 13. Saatchi and Saatchi c.1997
- 14. Marcus Harvey - Myra 1995
- Jamie Reid
- Is a British born artist, most famous for his use of ransom note style lettering.
- Use an image of a celebrity.
- Tear areas away around the eyes and/or mouth for text.
- Stick down on a black background.
- Create a short message that relates to the person by using ransom note lettering. The words could be lyrics, or famous quotations etc.
- 27. Copy one of these images into your sketchbook.
- Use flat colour to create a bold and graphic image of a celebrity.
- Cut around your celebrity to create a silhouette.
- Stick this image onto a coloured background.
- Use tracing paper to trace some basic shapes you see in the figure.
- Transfer onto coloured paper of your choice and cut out.
- Like a jigsaw puzzle reposition your areas of flat colour on the portrait.