Silhouette

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Paper Craft

Paper CraftSilhouettes, otherwise known as shadow or profile portraits, are remarkable for their ability to capture a likeness in a few simple lines. Here the late eighteenth century is vividly brought to life through the graceful lines and bold solids of silhouette portraiture.

4 COMMENTS

  1. Tools:
    Knife (Craft knife or Stationary Knife)
    Scissors
    Iron

    Procedure:
    Take your (Side View) photo and cut its edges according to the solid figure. Trace the design on black chart paper and cut its edges. Paste it on contrast colour to view the shadows.

    Tips:
    1. Paste the paper so that position of the portrait on the paper should give a shadow effect.
    2. Gestures, Postures can be easily representated in silhouette (give good look).

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