Pump up the jammy color with pop art

Wanna have some fun?

Turn your images into pop art. Pop art turns a commodity, like an advertising image or celebrity likeness, into high art. Back in 1962, artist Andy Warhol used Marilyn Monroe’s image to great effect this way:

Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol, 1962

Nowadays, you don’t need paint, canvas or color theory to pull it off. All you need is a digital image and your computer. And an eye for a lively crop.

Here’s my attempt:


I used a single image for my Facebook profile, but this type of treatment would make funky wall art for the right wall. Use a photo with good contrast. I can imagine images of cherubic children and cute dogs would be delightful.

Do your research to get the result and quality you’re looking for. Here are a couple of websites that will turn your images into pop art:


One comment on “Pump up the jammy color with pop art

  1. Michelle says:

    Pop Art can be a lot of fun! My daughter has one of her and her cousin hanging in her bedroom and she loves it. Sometimes you just need a bit of whimsical!

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