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Pixel Portraits

Art and Design

Creativity

Create a self portrait in Minecraft! Review examples of pixel art in Minecraft and classic video games.

65

Time to complete the challenge

20-30 mins

Objective

Create a self portrait in Minecraft! Review examples of pixel art in Minecraft and classic video games. Use a laptop or phone camera to take a selfie. Use the provided world to transform the selfie into a 16x16 or 32x32 pixel portrait.

Extensions

  • Record and share challenges you faced in creating a small and large portrait.
  • Create portraits of famous people as part of a biography project or book report.
  • Use the grid method to enlarge their image and create a painting or drawing.