Subject | Painting

Empowering “Crack Is Wack” Mural

Empowering "Crack Is Wack" Mural

Art activities incorporated in the process of creating a Keith Haring inspired mural that went up the walls, on the windows and over the doors. This mural expanded upon the dangers of drugs and abuse.

Environmentally Friendly Fence

Environmentally Friendly Fence

We loved learning about Keith Haring.

Room 8 and 9 painted the fence outside our classrooms using Keith Haring images. We wrote environmentally friendly messages inside our shapes as part of our environmental project this year. Our yearly calendars were also based around Keith Haring.

Big Draw Day

Big Draw Day

As part of The Big Draw, a day of artist-lead drawing projects at Ivydale School in South London, illustrator Garry Parsons lead the Year 5 group in transforming the school reception area into Keith's POP SHOP, complete with house music and Haringesque badges to give away.

WE LOVE KEITH HARING!

Graffiti – Tribute to Promote Reading

Graffiti - Tribute to Promote Reading

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Keith Haring’s death, the Art department of Lauro Ikastola School in the Basque Country in Spain, recently organized a graffiti competition to promote reading. Students worked on the winning idea for three days

Street Art and Hopscotch

Street Art and Hopscotch

The project was split into several lessons. At the beginning the pupils got some information about Keith Haring We created some colorful Keith Haring paintings on the break court in front of our school. There are now two big paintings, where the children can do hop-games. The other paintings show typical school subjects like art.

Painting on Aluminum Foil

Painting on Aluminum Foil

A fun project where kids paint Haring figures on aluminum foil.

Graffiti Art

Graffiti Art

Students learn about Keith Haring and graffiti art then they make their own work on a vinyl tarp inspired by his style.

Keith Haring and Graffiti

Keith Haring and Graffiti

Students from this Montessori school in Canada studied Keith Haring and then worked collaboratively to make several murals, custom t-shirts, and sculptures, all exploring the theme of "Peace, love and the environment."

Clay Portrait Project

Clay Portrait Project

Using traditional portraiture methods of proportion, students explore and combine their knowledge with Haring-style, expressive, and colorful aesthetics to produce vibrant clay masks.

To download facial proportions sheet go to Visual Aids, use link on the right.

Haring’s Heroes

Haring's Heroes

Elementary school students from Arkansas create a collaborative, large-scale project inspired by Keith Haring's subway art.

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