WORKS > Art Education

Grades 2-5
Lesson: Food Foam Prints

Students will be re- introduced to the concept of complementary colors through a Power Point presentation and color wheel review. Students will then identify complementary colors through example images in the Power Point presentation. Students will be re- introduced to the work of Andy Warhol, this time emphasizing the many ways in which Warhol depicted food products in his prints. Students then create drawings in pencil of food influenced by imagery often used in advertising. Students finally create food foam prints inspired by Andy Warhol, printing in complementary colors to enforce graphic- food related imagery and Pop art influences. [Elements: Complementary Color, Symbols Discipline: Printmaking Artist: Andy Warhol]

• Students critically respond to the historical context of Andy Warhol’s art career including his work in the advertising field as well as his factory- style studio processes during the Pop Art period. (Standard 3)
• Students will engage in creating foam prints by means of traditional advertising.(Standard 1)
• Students will utilize printmaking to learn about the process of creating multiple images from one original image. (Standard 2)
• Students will develop an understanding of the effectiveness of advertising and the uses of graphic imagery to enforce/ portray an idea. (Standard 4)