|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"
Illustrations: 250 illustrations
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