c). Roy Lichtenstein Painting

Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was a prominent American pop artistHis work defined the basic premise of pop art better than any other through parodyFavoring the old-fashioned comic strip as subject matter, Lichtenstein produced hard-edged, precise compositions that documented while it parodied often in a tongue-in-cheek humorous manner. His work was heavily influenced by both popular advertising and the comic book style.

You will create a digital painting inspired by Roy Lichtenstein’s work.
You may draw from a photograph that recreates one of Lichtenstein’s compositions, or you may find a single comic panel and recreate it with yourself or others.

Assignment Criteria:

  • RGB Color, 300 res.
  • You must use all photographs you have taken
  • Lichtenstein used primary colors in is paintings as well as halftone patterns. 
  • The Halftone can be achieved by selecting the two colors you want and going to Filter>Filter Gallery>Sketch>Halftone Pattern
  • A very large database of his work can be seen here: www.lichtensteinfoundation.org/

Refer to the Rubric in the attached handout.

A Tutorial is available here:

Here is a video tutorial on adding halftone pattern!!!

Halftone Tutorial.mov

Josh Drews,
Mar 18, 2012, 11:36 AM
Josh Drews,
Mar 18, 2012, 11:29 AM