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Kid's Silhouette Tutorial

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This silhouette tutorial comes to us from Catherine Peart of Gingham Cherry. Making silhouettes of the kid(s) is a great gift idea for Mother's Day or a fun way to decorate any room of the house. The look is easy to achieve but elegant.

Silhouette 2   Silhouette 1


Materials:

  • Profile photo of your child
  • Soft Pencil (4B is good)
  • Tracing paper
  • Fine scissors (embroidery, or even nail scissors, are good)
  • Decorative backing paper
  • Black or other coloured solid paper/card for silhouette
  • Glue or double sided tape (or mounting tape if you have a shadow box frame


Steps:

  1. Print out a suitable profile photo. Trace outline and finish off neck in traditional silhouette shape.

    Silhouette 3
     
  2. Turn tracing paper over and draw, rub or shade over line to transfer pencil image to the solid card.

    Silhouette 4
     
  3. Cut out carefully and use glue or double sided tape to adhere cutout to your decorative or plain background. If you have a shadowbox frame it is nice to use mounting tape as well.

    Silhouette 1
     
  4. I also used a decorative font to add my daughter’s name. As you can see, there are many different ways of displaying them.

 

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