DIY Watercolor Selfies/Portraits

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading

Age Group:

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Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

Event Details

Turn a selfie into a watercolor self-portrait, with all supplies provided! Artist Nancy Roman will be walking us through all the necessary steps (and it is easier than you think!). No experience required!

Selfies are great because there’s no pressure to please anyone else, but photos of loved ones are fine, too!

You will need a 5” x 7” photo of yourself (or a loved one). We can print it for you if you email it to our Teen Librarian Eli at Because of the technique we will use to draw the portrait, your photo does have to be 5"x7" and printed out. If
you have a picture already printed but you don’t have that size, we can help you if you let us know in advance.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Nancy Roman is a local watercolor artist; last summer, she joined us for our DIY Watercolor Pet Portraits.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library and is a part of our 2024 Teen Summer Reading Program: Read, Renew, Repeat. Find out more about our summer reading program here!



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.