Art Sample Evaluation

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In the first lesson, we talked about Andy Warhol and his types of paintings. We had to use Adobe Photoshop to edit our photograph we took during the lesson. After that lesson, we had homework to complete which was to use Photoshop and the same photograph and change the colour. We had to do this four times and then we pasted the images to make a collage. Next we made a grid of 15 squares on top of our picture. After we had done that, we drew 15 grids on an A3 sheet of paper. And on those grids, we scaled the picture to make it look larger. We drew this on. Next, we painted a thin background colour. We had to use the most dominant colour for the background. The most dominant colour for my painting was red/orange, so that is what I used. We talked about how the portrait has changed. Once we had finished all of that, we started painting the large patches of the painting. After that we had to research some pictures on the BP Portrait Awards website and we had to write our opinions on them. Finally we had to add in the small patches and the tiny details as well as an eye-catching background. Andy Warhol was born on the 6th of August, 1928. Andy Warhol was one of the first artist’s to be using technology in his art work. Andy Warhol is famous for Popular Art. He would take everyday equipment and change the colours to make it look different. He would also take people and change the colours. Some of his art work includes Marilyn Monroe, Dennis Hopper etc. For the painting, first he changed the colour of the human or the object and then he would have used contrast colours to make the object or human stand out. For example, if the object or human was yellow, the background would have been something like purple or vice versa. Unfortunately, he died on the 22nd of February, 1987. I made my Photoshop design by using different tools like Hue/Saturation, Gradient map etc. For my painting, I used Poster Paint and I mixed all my colours before painting them on. In other words,...
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