Mastering Silhouettes: Expert Instruction in the Art of Silhouette Portraiture Book

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  • Instructions and exercises for the basic techniques needed for making silhouettes: learning the proportions of a profile, tracing a shadow, reducing an image, drawing and cutting freely, and the author's own "natural waves" technique
  • How to create scissor-cut portraits, painted silhouettes, hollow-cut silhouettes, silhouettes painted on glass, caricatures, and more
  • Includes information on the history of the craft and examples from artists from the eighteenth century to today
  • Creative and innovative suggestions for using color, appliqué, and three-dimensional effects
  • How to mount and display silhouettes



By author: Charles Burns

Dimensions: 7.25" x 9.125"

Pages: 176

Illustrations: 250 illustrations

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