Fingerprint Portraits: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: High School Art Education Lesson Plan

Art Elements: Line, Color

Art Skills: Self-expression, Digital Art

Making Connections: Social Studies, Science

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5 years ago


  • What a cool project- it’s impossible to not be fascinated by fingerprints, and then to turn them into self-portraits is such an intriguing process!

    • Agreed! Thanks for the comments!