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.

November Studio Days with Audax and Ardrossan

November Studio Days with Audax and Ardrossan

This November I've arranged four more studio days. Each is named after a historical artist. These are the last silhouettists I know beginning with the letter 'A'. You can book sittings here and read about the artists below. (more…)

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October’s Collection of Accidental Profilists

October’s Collection of Accidental Profilists

I've arranged just three studio days for October. Each is named after a historical artist, all still beginning the letter 'A'. You can book sittings here and read about the artists below. (more…)

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September’s Surprising Selection of Silhouettists

September’s Surprising Selection of Silhouettists

This September I've arranged four more studio days. Each is named after a historical artist, I'm still working through the letter 'A'. You can book sittings here and read about the artists below. (more…)

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August Begins with A-silhouettist

August Begins with A-silhouettist

This August I've started scheduling virtual studio days from my new website @silhouettist. To create some variety I'm naming each studio day as a tribute to artists of the past. Some are easy to find out information about, others not at all. (more…)

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