Pop artist Andy Warhol was famous for his bright, vibrantly colored portraits of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, and Elvis Presley. Andy Warhol liked using complementary colors—colors that lie directly across from each other on the color wheel such as red and green or orange and blue—to make his paintings really pop.
Explore the art of Andy Warhol with your child by making your own self-portrait in Warhol's trademark style. It's easy with a black and white photo printout and a few bright colors of paint! This is a great way to introduce him to the color wheel and complementary colors while learning about this ground-breaking American artist.