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How to Draw a Minecraft Selfie

Learn how to draw a Minecraft Selfie by using a grid template and your math skills to create a symmetrical portrait made totally out of small squares.

how to draw a Minecraft Selfie
how to draw a Minecraft Selfie

Drawing a very symmetrical self portrait calls for lots of counting so that things on one side and the same size and placement as they are on the other. Luckily, most students are not even aware of all this math as their excitement as their focus is on drawing something they know a bit about … Minecraft.

MATERIALS

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DIRECTIONS

Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw a Minecraft Selfie

  1. Count the boxes to find the center line. Trace with pencil.

  2. Draw two symmetrical eyes.

  3. Draw a centered mouth.

  4. Start the bottom of the head.

  5. Draw the forehead hairline.

  6. Draw the neck and body.

  7. Finish the hair, long or short or bumpy, etc.

  8. Trace with a marker and color neatly.

  9. Example of a boy selfie.

A few student examples of Minecraft Selfies.
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A student sample in progress — so cute!

DO YOU LIKE THIS PORTRAIT PROJECT?

There are fifteen more like it in my “Self Portrait Art Projects” ebook in my PDF Shop. It’s designed to show students just how varied the world of self portraits can be, from abstract to pop to even a Minecraft theme. All come with full tutorials, finished samples, and any templates needed. Just click on the binder or title to learn more.

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