FOR THE LAST FEW WEEKS I’ve been toying with an idea for a new book. I’m thinking about a picture book, a “guess the silhouette” collection of cuttings. It’s the kind of book I hope somebody would love to receive in a Christmas stocking.
Working ideas for Mastering Silhouettes, Fifty Shades and other written publications about silhouettes.
MY NEW BOOK, Mastering Silhouettes, was launched last month with a small party at the London Sketch Club. We were fortunate enough to be sponsored by Hendricks Gin, after I worked at their “umbrella emporium” party last year. They supplied the drink, so it was a small but tasty party. Thank you Hendricks!
THE FIRST DRAFT of my book was sent to the publishers this morning. It’s been an intense few months, but I’ve really enjoyed the opportunity to write about Mr Charles (among others) and his wonderful ink-wash silhouettes.
I NEED TO ASK for a little help. I’ve been commissioned to write a silhouette book, which for me is very exciting. The book is due to come out sometime in 2012. There’s only one real problem. I don’t know how to write! The book will feature a wide variety of silhouette portraits, both traditional