Self Portrait

OBJECTIVE:

AGE GROUP:  Elementary
TOPICS:  Crayons, Pencil, Portrait

RESOURCES + MATERIALS

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Black Sharpie
  • Crayons
  • Oval tracer (for the head size)
  • Mirror

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Trace an oval onto the page. Draw the eyes in the center of the oval. Draw the ‘lemon’ outside shape, the iris, the pupil, and the final details such as the eyelids, lashes, and eyebrows.
  2. Draw the nose. Start with the capital letter ‘U’, then the two baby ‘u’s on either side of the first ‘U’. If students choose, they can draw the top of the capital ‘U’ to the eyebrow/s.
  3. Draw the mouth and all the details inside and around the mouth. Next draw the neck, ears, and hair.
  4. Color the skin, hair, and background with crayons.

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