Suncatcher Self Portrait

This was a fantastic project. Sam really enjoyed it and the finished self portrait looked spectacular in the window. You will need a good photo to work from and a large collection of coloured permanent markers, though!

Suncatcher Self Portrait

You will need:

  • A sheet of acetate or clear plastic
  • A photo of you
  • Permanent markers

Instructions:

Lay the acetate over the photo. Use the photo to help draw your self portrait on to the acetate.

Studying the details for his self portrait
Studying the details for his self portrait

Sam's self portrait in progress
Sam's self portrait in progress!

Sam's finished suncatcher self portrait, framed with his drinking straw picture frame.
Sam's finished suncatcher self portrait, framed with his drinking straw picture frame.

Now all that is left to do is display your picture on a window so the sun shines through!

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