Blog: @silhouettist

A modern-day silhouettist tells his story.
Charles Burns writes about his explorations into the art and history of silhouette. His mission is to bring this often-overlooked art to a wider, appreciative audience.

Flying at the Garrick Club

Flying at the Garrick Club

I was very surprised, on arriving at a recent 60th birthday party at The Garrick Club, to see a silhouette flag flying outside. On closer inspection I realised it was one of my own silhouettes. I felt I'd arrived! (more…)

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A royal profile or two

A royal profile or two

On the 19th May I was invited to cut a royal profile or two at Coworth Park. It was one of the only events I've worked at where the toastmaster had to announce lunch by calling for "Your Majesties, Royal Highnesses, Highnesses, Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen... " to take their seats.  (more…)

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