Creative Challenge: Drawing Portraits


  • Drawing Paper
  • Pencil
  • Colored Pencils/Crayons/Markers (Optional)

Challenge Tips

  • Observation is the key to this challenge – whether you are drawing a self portrait (using a mirror to see yourself) or drawing a portrait of someone else from your house. 
  • Extra tips on drawing portraits –
  • Try drawing portraits with different expressions!

Words to Know

  • Portrait – A drawing or painting of a person or people.
  • Profile -The side view of an object or person.
  • Expression – An attitude conveyed by the set of a person’s facial features


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