Custom Silhouettes by Mail

Hand-cut silhouette portraits made to order of you, your children, or even your pets!

A silhouette of a girl by Kathryn Flocken

Order a Portrait

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Or

You can also email Kathryn directly with your photos if you have a special request for something different. Kathryn can work from your photos to make Silhouettes to your specifications.

Please include the following information:


  • Your first and last name in the body of the email.

  • A right-profile photograph of each subject having a silhouette made (jpeg format only please.)

  • Identify each photo by subject name.

  • The type and size of the silhouette portrait you would like.
    (Example: Traditional Double 5”x7”) Please see the types of silhouettes below for reference.
Perfect side profile photo for a silhouette portrait

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Types of Silhouettes

Traditional Silhouettes

Traditional silhouette portraits are 5”x7”. You will receive 3 copies of these silhouettes.

A traditional single silhouette of a girl by Kathryn Flocken
Single

(5"x7")

Single subject, person, or pet.

3 copies

A traditional double silhouette by Kathryn Flocken
Double

(5"x7")

Double subject. Any combination of 2 persons and/or pets.

3 copies

A traditional triple silhouette by Kathryn Flocken
Triple

(5"x7")

Triple subject. Any combination of 3 persons and/or pets.

3 copies

A traditional quadruple silhouette by Kathryn Flocken
Quad

(5"x7")

Quadruple subject. Any combination of 4 persons and/or pets.

3 copies

Half-Body Silhouette

A half-body silhouette by Kathryn Flocken
Half-Body

(5"x7")

A single person from waist-up.

3 copies

Full-Body Silhouette

A full-body silhouette by Kathryn Flocken
Full-Body

(8"x10")

A single person, full-body.

3 copies

Medium Silhouettes

Medium silhouette portraits are 8"x10". You will receive 1 copy of these silhouettes,

A medium single silhouette by Kathryn Flocken
Single Medium

(8"x10")

A single person or pet.

1 copy

A medium double silhouette by Kathryn Flocken
Double Medium

(8"x10")

2 people or 1 person and 1 pet.

1 copy

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A silhouette in a frame by Kathryn Flocken

Need a Frame?

Looking for the perfect frame for your silhouette? Kathryn has you covered! Kathryn's Etsy Store has a wide variety of frames, ranging from traditional black ovals to gold wooden frames!

Shop PaperPortraits on Etsy to see all the frames and mats currently available:

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Silhouettes: Rediscovering the Lost Art - How To Cut Silhouettes by Kathryn Flocken

Silhouettes:

Rediscovering the Lost Art

Rediscover the lost art of silhouette cutting with Kathryn's book, a step-by-step guide to the art of silhouette portraiture.

This is the first book that reveals all the ins-and-outs of this unique art form. From the basics of the art to advanced techniques, this book provides you with everything you need to know to make hand-cut portraits the authentic way, whatever your skill level!

Kathryn's Etsy store also offers all the supplies you will need to create your own silhouettes, such as silhouette and mounting paper and scissors!

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