Keith Haring Action Figures

Grade 3

Robby Mohatt and Karen Stomberg,

Students work in the style of Keith Haring as they draw and then cut out brightly colored action figures. Embellishment with oil pastels shows movement.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. discuss Keith Haring, one of America’s contemporary artists.
  2. recognize the graffiti art of Keith Haring.
  3. practice drawing the human figure to show movement of the arms and legs.
  4. create an action figure design using construction paper and oil pastels.