Keith Haring Gesture Paintings (Day 3) – Drawing the Figure

Keith Haring was an artist who began his career by drawing chalk drawings on the empty advertising frames of the New York Subway. He was very prolific during his short life and his iconic figures can be found on murals, paintings, T-Shirts, and prints.

Draw the Figure in Keith Haring Style

In first class, students made chalk drawing as a warm up to this painting lesson.  Then, they made sketches of different kinds of poses (using this paper mannequin to help them visualize the body.)

In this class, student will get that great big piece of 18″x 24″ drawing paper and draw their final figure.

We ended this session with this video from Sesame Street:


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