mini family portraits with pens and paint

Paint Your Own Family Portraits


Want to paint delightful family portraits with you family? Makes a perfect project for back to school or holiday gifts! Learn step by step how to make these miniature masterpieces and then how to put them all together into an entire family. Personalize to your style and personalities. This course is designed for students age 5-95!


Thinking it is time to update the family pictures? Looking for a fun and entertaining family activity? Want to create truly unique gifts for friends and family? It’s time to learn how to paint your own family portraits!

If you can draw a stick figure, you can learn to paint and draw like a professional artist! Imagine making miniature works of art for your wall, scrapbook, or even a Christmas card. These tiny portraits are adorable and so enjoyable to create. It is a project that everyone can get in on.

Make these Masterpieces Your Own

This course will walk you through step-by-step how to create adorable, mini, individual portraits that can be personalized and framed. Add pearls for mom and a cap for brother. Draw in the perfect eyes and characteristic smile. Every one is different and they are all little masterpieces to admire. Family portraits make special keepsakes.

Family Portraits Make Great Gifts!

These can be framed for the wall or given as gifts, make little cards with portraits of family or friends. Once you master these easy techniques, the possibilities are endless. All it takes is a little paint, a little practice, and some time engaging you inner art genius.

This makes a wonderful back to school project, a boredom buster for a rainy day, or a delightful first step into structured art lessons. Like all Beyond the Stick Figure courses, this is designed for students age 5-95. It includes step-by-step video lessons, course workbook, email support, and lifetime access!

Decorate your walls with personalized family portraits created by you and your family. Capture these precious moments, build family memories, and learn some amazing art techniques that will inspire you to keep creating. Ready to unlock that inner art genius? See you inside the course!

This course includes 8 lessons that include pen and ink techniques, mixing colors, creating skin tones with watercolor paint, drawing basic facial features, and creating pen and ink frames.

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