Silhouette Art #MothersDay

Do you need a simpleproject for some of the upcoming events or holidays? You know it’s getting that time of year forMother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, and all of those baby and bridalshowers. Not only is it a great giftidea, but a wonderful keepsake for the future.
Start by taking a profile picture. Depending on the age, this might be the toughest step of the whole project. Plus, as you are just using this as an outline, the quality of the picture isn’t that important. Grab your phone for this.


Print this off on your own computer onto regular copy paper. You will either need to enlarge it, or most have programs to choose what size to print, so this is done as an 8 x 10 since I was putting it into an 11 x 14 frame. You would just adjust the size of your print to the frame you chose.
After printing it, and don’t worry so much about the quality of the print since you are basically using this as an outline.


Place your photo onto another sheet of paper and trace around the profile with a Sharpie. This Sharpie will bleed through to the other side and make an outline for you to cut out. The extra sheet of paper gets some of that “bleed through” of the Sharpie so you need to watch what kind of surface you are using as not to damage it from the Sharpie.
Go to http://notjustpaperandpaint.com for full details and more ideas
Rosemary Palmer
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