How to Draw Andy Warhol in 5 Easy Steps

July 1, 2014

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5EasySteps_AndyWarhol Did you know? 1. Andy Warhol’s birth name was Andrew Warhola. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928, his parents, Ondrej and Julia were immigrants from Miková in northeastern Slovakia.   2. Andy was the producer of the first record album by The Velvet Underground . He also painted the cover of their first album, entitled‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’. Many of the songs were considered daring, shocking, and kinky.   3. In 1957 Warhol won the prestigious Art Director’s Club Medal for a shoe advertisement. Warhol went to New York City after earning a BFA degree from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, in 1949. He began designing in advertisements and went on to specialize in illustrating shoes.   To learn more about ImageThink’s capabilities in illustration and graphic recording, visit our Services page for more information. And for more 5 Easy Steps drawings, check out our blog for past entries!