How to Create Your Self Portrait

This is the second part of the 7th grade self-portrait project.

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How to Create Your Self Portrait
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Use your line drawing created on your iPad. (This was done prior to these steps in the Art Studio app )

Use your line drawing created on your iPad. (This was done prior to these steps in the Art Studio app )

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Use a ruler and pencil to create  a proportional grid on watercolor paper that is 12 x 18 inches.  Each box should be 3 x 3 inches.

Use a ruler and pencil to create a proportional grid on watercolor paper that is 12 x 18 inches. Each box should be 3 x 3 inches.

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Use the grid printed from your iPad to draw on the watercolor paper.  Draw slow and keep your pencil marks light!

Use the grid printed from your iPad to draw on the watercolor paper. Draw slow and keep your pencil marks light!

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When you're finished drawing on the watercolor paper, outline your line drawing  with permanent marker.

When you're finished drawing on the watercolor paper, outline your line drawing with permanent marker.

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Erase your guidelines and pencil marks completely.

Erase your guidelines and pencil marks completely.

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This quick video will show you how to paint with watercolor. Use the same color paint as the permanent marker. Make sure you have water and paper towel.

This quick video will show you how to paint with watercolor. Use the same color paint as the permanent marker. Make sure you have water and paper towel.

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When your self-portrait is done, pick a color from this chart for your background.

When your self-portrait is done, pick a color from this chart for your background.

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