Mastering Silhouettes

Mastering Silhouettes

by Charles Burns


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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, 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
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Charles Burns is one of Britain's most prominent silhouette artists.

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