Self Portrait

Subject Area: Art

Learning Objectives: Students will learn about creating 3D self-portraits.

Materials Needed: One computer, modeling software, one Micro or Micro+ 3D printer, and at least one 250ft spool of 3D Ink per 2-5 students.

Brief Description: Students will model themselves in 3D, print their models and paint them in high detail.

To Prepare: Students will need a computer that has the M3D software on it. We recommend one printer per every 2-5 students. The Micro or Micro+ 3D printer will need to be plugged into both the wall and the computer. Each printer will need to have a spool of 3D Ink feeding into the external port. A spool holder is also recommended.

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Lesson Plan:

1. Students will use modeling software to create a 3D model of their face. 2. Students will then print out their models. 3. Students should realistically paint their models in high detail.

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