Welcome to Face Britain, a national project that invited all young people in the UK to submit a self portrait. Over 200 000 artworks were part of a world record attempt and hopefully the biggest online gallery of self portraits in the world. Make your face famous!
Over 200 000 self portraits were submitted to Face Britain. These were projected onto Buckingham Palace in a unique image of HM The Queen. We hope this will break the Guinness World Records attempt for ‘most artists working on the same art installation'. Watch this space!

Thank you for taking part!
Submissions for Face Britain have now closed. You can have a look at the gallery to see all the pictures that were entered.
Even though Face Britain has now closed to new entries, you can still create a self portrait online, at home or in class. Think about how you want to be seen and which materials you will use to create your own portrait. Be creative!
We have a number of helpful tips, ideas and suggestions to help you when creating a self portrait for any project. Click the links above to find out more...
Create A Portrait
Use the tools below to draw your picture in the frame.

Once you’re happy you can email your portrait to your teacher to add to your class’s online portfolio.
Artists' Toolbox
Enter your name and teachers email address.
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Here's some of the famous faces giving their support to Face Britain
Ade Adepitan
Andy Akinwolere
Ross Ashton
Tim Bentinck
Cilla Black OBE
Quentin Blake
Derren Brown
Neil Buchanan
Fearne Cotton
Angela de la Cruz
Karen David
Dennis and Gnasher (stars of The Beano)
Jonathan Edwards
Tracy Emin
Bryan Ferry CBE
Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE
Richard E Grant
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE
Sir Geoff Hurst MBE
Jeremy Irons
Felicity Kendal CBE
Nick Mason
Michael Morpurgo OBE
James Naughtie
Jamie Oliver MBE
Emily Patrick
Dame Mary Peters DBE
Sir Cliff Richard OBE
Alan Rickman
Daniel Roche
Gerald Scarfe
Sir Paul Smith CBE
Eleanor Updale
Daisy de Villeneuve
Justin de Villenueve
Stephen Webster
Overthrow Digital
Overthrow Digital
The Partners
The Partners
St Ives Group
St Ives Group
Arjowiggins Creative Papers
Arjowiggins Creative Papers
Royal Mail Group
Royal Mail Group
The Projection Studio
The Projection Studio
Creative Technology
Creative Technology
Headline Sponsors

"We’re delighted to be the headline sponsors of such a wonderful project.  We here at B&Q are extremely proud of our work with young people. Learning practical skills and realising you have the ability to complete a hands-on project for yourself is a great confidence boost and is transferable to all aspects of life. It is also a way to show young people who are less suited to a traditional, academic approach that they can achieve in other areas. This is why Face Britain is something that really excites us; it’s great to be part of a project that’s championing the power of the arts to help transform children’s lives and is fantastic to see how many young people have got involved. We look forward to seeing how the project progresses and will be supporting every step of the way."    

Jacqueline Caston, Director of Reputation and Activation, B&Q