Charles holding an unmounted paper cutting up to the camera

Masked Portrait Paper Cuttings

THROUGHOUT LOCKDOWN the mask struck me as a potent symbol of those extraordinary times. I’ve always been fascinated by masks; Venetian masked balls are amongst my favourite kind of event to work at. Yet the masks we all had to wear during lockdown felt very different.

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Charles in his Zoom studio

Is silhouette cutting safe?

IF YOU’RE ON my newsletter list I have a small favour to ask. I’m currently planning a newsletter on “the socially-distant silhouettist”. It’s an important subject; many artists and entertainers are thinking how to provide their services in both a safe and entertaining manner. For me, this is crucial in rebuilding a battered career!

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