Here’s an opportunity for your students to see a real artist cutting out silhouette portraits in the old-fashioned way: freehand, with paper and scissors only, without preliminary sketching, shadow tracings or electronic manipulation. Being one of the few active silhouette artists in this country as well as a portrait artist with over 35 years’ experience, I can give an expressiveness and warmth to this traditional art not found in crude tracings or the generic cuts often found at theme parks. Adults as well as any age child - even infants - are welcome to sit for me, and parents love it!
Those who wish to participate return the envelopes with their orders and payment. I charge $22 per child and $10 for extra copies cut at the same time. Also available are oval frames made especially for the silhouettes at $16 each (Regular tax rates apply). These prices represent a significant discount from the $29 I normally charge at boutiques and parties in the Chicago area!
Orders are completed on site with the silhouettes pasted onto 5” x 7” cards and put in bags along with any frames that are ordered. I take credit cards as well as checks and cash. Everything is usually ready for pick-up the same day.
I’m happy to answer any questions you may have or to provide references.