Pop Art

The Essentials of Visual Arts


Popping Art

A major goal of many art pieces is to attract the viewer’s attention. Creating emphasis within a piece can be achieved in many ways. How does this image grab your attention?

An image of a dog has an overlay of many bright colors while the dog is in a dark blue.

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The use of bright and contrasting colors catches the viewer’s eye.


  • Recognize how color can be used as a tool for emphasis
  • Discuss the movement of pop art
  • Create pop art pieces that utilize color as emphasis
  • Justify choices made in the process of creating

Key Word

  • pop art
You will have two days to complete this lesson.