Andy Warhol's painting of Marilyn Monroe was made soon after her suicide in August of 1962. The basis for the painting was a publicity shot.
According to Web Exhibits, the publicity shot used as Warhol's basis for his Marilyn Monroe artwork was taken by Gene Korman. It was used for a 1953 film called "Niagara." Warhol's painting was an example of silkscreen printing. Warhol claimed, "I wanted something stronger that gave more of an assembly line effect. With silkscreening, you pick a photograph, blow it up, transfer it in glue onto silk and then roll ink across it so the ink goes through the silk but not through the glue. That way, you get the same image, slightly different each time."Learn More
Black paint is made by mixing together the three primary colors. These are yellow, red and blue.Full Answer >
Gold paint is made by mixing shades of yellow paint with other colors. There are several options for mixing gold paint, depending on the shade of gold desired.Full Answer >
Gold paint is made by mixing yellow colored paint and brown colored paint together in equal proportions. The more yellow paint that is used, the brighter the gold color.Full Answer >
To paint flowers, select the type of flower you want to paint, arrange the bouquet, photograph the bouquet, determine the basic shape of your flower, evaluate the bouquet as a whole and choose the area of focus. Start with a pencil drawing, and layer the colors. This process takes about five hours and requires fresh flowers, a mister, lighting, a camera, painting supplies and a canvas.Full Answer >