Thursday, April 15, 2010


Third and Fourth grade artists looked at the artist Keith Haring's work. Haring is a well known pop-artist, who works in bold colors and with simple figures.

Here are some pieces of Haring's work:

Students practiced drawing their friends in different poses. Like Keith Haring, we kept the figures plain and simple, without faces or clothing. This project helped to build our figure drawing skills.

When each artist had several figures he or she liked, we painted them in color-wheel order and cut them out. Some students chose to add Haring's signature motion lines.

Here are the Fayston artists' Keith Haring-inspired Moving Figures:

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