Students will learn about Andy Warhol and then create a piece in his style where they repeat the same drawing 4 times and then paint it different ways.


Lasting Ideas & Results:

Students will understand Pop Art and Andy Warhol's style.

Warm and cool colors, primary and secondary colors.

Essential Question(s):

Can I create a piece of Pop Art in the style of Andy Warhol?

Desired Learner Outcomes:

Students will be able to...
Students will know...
Create a piece of Pop Art in the style of Andy Warhol.About Andy Warhol, his life and Pop art.
Color in one of the boxes with warm or cool colors and another in primary or secondary colors.His style of repeating the same image by printmaking.


Aesthetics: 1.A.1, 1.A.3, 1.B.2, Creation & Performance: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, Elements & Principles: 3.1, 3.2, Critique: 4.A.2

Daily Engagement Activities:

Lesson Number Description of Activities
Day 1Students will learn about Andy Warhol's life and will observe his art. Students will start drawing the image that they will repeat 4 times.
Day 2Students will draw the image 4 times and outline it in sharpie.
Day 3Students will paint the 4 images in different colors.


Summative Assessment(s):

Describe Performance Tasks
Explain &/or Reference Criteria
Painting in the style of Andy Warhol and Pop artIn the style of Andy Warhol, craftmanship, creativity of ideas.

Pre-Requisite Knowledge & Skills:

Students should know printmaking, warm/cool colors and primary/secondary colors.


  1. The first day the students will learn about Andy Warhol, his life and art. We will discuss his work and Pop Art.
  2. Students will draw an image of something common and ordinary on a 6x6 piece of paper and will trace it in sharpie. This will be the image they copy over 4 times.
  3. On a large piece of paper (12x12) students will fold it twice to create 4 squares.
  4. They will put the drawing they did under each square and will trace it in all 4 boxes. If they cannot see through the paper they can lean it on the window to see through.
  5. Students will then trace all 4 drawings in permanent black marker.
  6. Finally the students will paint the 4 images in. The first box will be in regular colors, the 2nd box will be primary or secondary colors, the 3rd box will be warm or cool colors and the last box will be crazy colors.

  • 6x6 white paper and 12x12 white paper
  • pencils
  • black sharpies
  • translucent paint
  • brushes
Modifications, Adaptations, & Accommodations:

Students could do more squares the older they get. Younger students could all do the same preprinted picture and color them all different colors.


Display art in school.

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