When I was in first year university, I was assigned a project to make a pop art painting of myself, or someone I knew. Upon completion of the project, I was quite happy with the result. Although there are a few imperfections with the copying, I think the painting turned out nice. I had a lot of fun making this pop art self portrait, and I was able to better my skills with grid transfers and detail painting. Below is a tutorial on how to make a pop art painting from start to finish.
What you will need:
- Four canvases that are the same size – I used flat canvases that I purchased in a pack from Michaels
- Paint – Make sure you have white and black paint to create the variations in tone
- Pencil and eraser
- Photoshop or Photoshop Elements
- Open Photoshop or Photoshop Elements…
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