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The first thing I do is take picture of them with my digital camera...I then edit it on Picnik (My favorite on line photo editing service)...I use the pencil sketch tool and make the lines as light as possible without losing to much detail....I then print it on Water Color paper.  (I have to cut the paper some so that it fits in my standard size machine).

Neat technique--ver easy for young children to do. Spittin Toad: Kids Art: Self Portraits - interesting option

Vincent van Gogh - Self Portrait, 1887 This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you.

The life and death of Vincent van Gogh

Pastel Marvels: Ben Henriques, "Self Portrait," pastel, 50 x 16 in

Pencil Portrait Mastery - Pastel Marvels: Ben Henriques, Self Portrait, pastel, 50 x 16 in - Discover The Secrets Of Drawing Realistic Pencil Portraits

Love this but most likely for much older children. I could adapt it.

Spittin Toad: Kids Art: Self Portraits Love idea for Gloria Petal- maybe embellish with mixed media clippings from magazines with words to describe themselves

6th Grade Roy Lichtenstein Self Portraits

6th Grade Roy Lichtenstein Self Portraits (Exploring Art: Elementary Art)

@jeanette_nyberg made this cool art project for kids using their thumbprint to create a self-portrait

Cool Art Project for Kids: Thumbprint Self Portrait