Mark Finlayson
Leader Of Creative Arts

Multiplicity Portrait

Lesson Plan Published 4/10/14 Last updated on 5/16/18

This task allows you to put yourself (or another person) in the same image a number of times. The concept was used by Australian photographer Michael Cook to create his series "Majority Rules". It's a lot of fun and is limited only by your imagination. I use it with my Year 9 students and the results are usually amazing.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • Photoshop Elements

    Organize, edit, create, and share your photos.

Age Levels
1-2 Hours


Tripod (preferably)

Photoshop (or Elements)

Props etc

CC License
5 / 5 • 7 Ratings

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Carlos Andres Orozco Palacio

Posted on 9/10/18 9:37:19 PM Permalink

Nice work, great practice for the student!

Margaret Purvis

Posted on 3/15/18 10:48:26 PM Permalink

many thanks this looks like it could be quite engaging​

Bethany Dutton

Posted on 8/16/15 12:00:00 PM Permalink

Love this task - you have some great resources

Gale Bigbee

Posted on 7/28/15 1:34:41 AM Permalink

Looks like a fun assignment with students! I can't wait to try this out.

katherine Yamashita

Posted on 6/29/14 9:53:38 PM Permalink


Mark Finlayson

Posted on 5/1/14 9:25:18 AM Permalink

It is ALWAYS a very popular activity with my students


Posted on 4/20/14 7:28:38 PM Permalink

Very fun activity to catch the attention of students and develop their creativity.