Make Lichtenstein Inspired Holiday Cards

9 Lichtenstein Inspired Holiday Cards

Don’t cry, sweethearts! It’s advent! 
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Or is that me after Christmas shopping?

Today’s advent calendar task is going to supply us with the wherewithal to greet the masses via snail mail. We’re going to create some holiday cards! Since some of our previous Frieda Kahlo Santa and Picasso Santa projects have been so successful, we’re going to keep creating Christmas Cards in the style of the masters. This time, we’re doing a panel of Santa or his familiars in the style of Roy Lichtenstein. 

Create Lichtenstein Inspired Holiday Cards

Today, I’ll ask the kids to draw single cartoon panels in ink featuring Santa or another Christmas familiar doing something pedestrian or even a little unexpected. Then, they’ll colour in the panels. And, they’ll “dot” over the coloured panels in a soft red to give it that screen printed look! Finally, they will add their slightly ironic festive text. We’ll scan these images and have them printed up as cards or print our own!

Stuck for time but want to make one, too?
Free printable lichtenstein inspired santa card template from the lunchbox season
Just copy this little graphic here and use your fave online photo editing tools to add text. Then, send them to the printers to make cards or simply email blast your squad!  Just don’t sell this image or attempt to make a profit by it, kay?

Perhaps now, with Santa ’bout to go on the radio, we should plug our friend Jon Solomon‘s 27th Annual Christmas Marathon on WPRB radio in Princeton, New Jersey. Here’s a link to his 2014 show deets. Tune into his 2015 show online at WPRB between 5pm on December 24th and 6pm on December 25th! [That’s http://listen.wprb.com/ ] 

Now, fa la la that!

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