Andy Warhol Pop Art - Paint.NET

Make a pop art picture of yourself in the style of Andy Warhol. We will use Paint.NET for this activity.

The steps and techniques used here are simple but the results are still quite good. This lesson is a good illustration of the use of layers in graphics applications.

Video tutorial here:

 

Finished Example:

Andy Warhol Project for Kids

 

Step One:

In Paint.NET open a new file and set the width to 800 pixels and the height to 800 pixels.

 

Andy Warhol Pop Art activity

 

Step Two:

Import your headshot. Layers > Import From File > Kidfiles > Kid pictures > headshots.

 

Andy Warhol tutorial for kids

 

Step Three:

Color the background and clothing using the bucket tool.

Andy Warhol Pop art using Paint.NET

 

Step Four:

Make a copy of the colored picture. Later, you will be using this copy to help make the other three pictures. Edit > Copy.

Computer lab activity - Andy Warhol Pop Art

 

Step Five:

Change the Hue and Saturation to change all the colors.


Adjustments > Hue / Saturation. 

Computer lab lessons - Andy Warhol Pop art

 

Step Six:

Paste that picture you copied earlier into a new layer, and then slide the pasted picture over to the right.

Edit > Paste in to New Layer.

Create Andy Warhol Pop Art with free program

 

Step Seven:

Change the Hue and Saturation of the pasted picture.

Adjustments > Hue / Saturation.

K-5 computer lab graphic arts activity - Andy Warhol Pop Art

 

Step Eight:

Paste that picture you copied earlier into a new layer, and then slide the pasted picture down under the first picture.

Edit > Paste in to New Layer.

Create Andy Warhol Pop Art in the computer lab

 

Step Nine:

Change the Hue and Saturation of the pasted picture.

Adjustments > Hue / Saturation.

Pop Art tutorial

 

Step Ten:

Paste that picture you copied earlier into a new layer, and then slide the pasted picture down under the second picture.

Edit > Paste in to New Layer.

Andy Warhol Pop Art

 

Step Eleven:

Change the Hue and Saturation of the pasted picture.

Adjustments > Hue / Saturation.

Andy Warhol Pop Art lesson

 

Step Twelve:

Crop picture as necessary to remove all the white space.

Pop Art tutorial