Subway Graffiti Project

Subway Graffiti Project

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After the students of the middle school art lab. watched the following documentary www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj0XRAIo32w on Keith Haring, they worked on their own individual art works, inspired by Keith Haring's subway drawings.

Objective

To take inspiration from Keith Haring and create their own mini Haring inspired works

Resources

Youtube documentary and printed images of Keith Haring's most famous images.

Materials

Black card and white pastel pencils.

Procedure

After watching the documentary we discussed Haring and together looked at home images of Harings work. Then on white paper we practiced some drawings, inspired by his style until finally the students all transferred their Haring design onto black card using white pastel.

Extensions

This week, we will create a life sized (A2-1) subway drawing together, depicting images and messages which are important to them, in the style of Keith Haring. The following week, we plan to create our own 'pop-shop' t-shirts, where we will paint Haring inspired images on t-shirts.

 

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