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All About Me! Watercolor Resist Self-Portrait

Create a self-portrait inspired by LEGO®s and featuring personality traits using crayons and watercolor paints.

Download the lesson plan

self portrait illustration
painting of Boy in Uniform

Image: Francisco “Paco” Sainz (American, 1923 – 1998), Boy in Uniform (Self-Portrait), date unknown, oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. David Sainz. 1999.115

Required materials:

  • watercolor papers
  • crayons or oil pastels
  • pencil
  • watercolor paints
  • paintbrush
  • water container
  • paper towels
  • scrap paper

Optional materials:

  • permanent marker

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