Finger Stamping

Unlike with traditional stamps, there are endless possibilities when you stamp with your fingers. 

Fingerprints can be transformed into tiny animals, landscape images or abstract creations.

Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather your materials and protect your workspace with newspaper or a paper bag. You may want to put on an apron or smock, too.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    First, try making tiny fingerprint animals. Press a finger onto a stamp pad and then press onto a piece of paper. Add eyes, ears, feet or other details to bring your fingerprint to life!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Second, try making a landscape with fingerprints. Is there any limit to what you can create?

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Done!

    You can also try making a interesting abstract creation. What else can you create using your fingerprints?

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

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