Mastering Silhouettes

Mastering Silhouettes

by Charles Burns
     
 

  • 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 creating scissor-cut portraits, painted silhouettes, hollow-cut silhouettes, silhouettes painted on glass,
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    Overview

  • 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 creating 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 an innovative suggestions for using color, appliqué, and three-dimensional effects
  • How to mount and display silhouettes
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780956438232
    Publisher:
    Fil Rouge
    Publication date:
    02/28/2012

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