Synopses & Reviews
An ancient art form dating back to cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic age, silhouette illustrations reached their height of popularity in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, when they served as excellent — yet inexpensive — forms of portraiture. Gathered from a variety of rare sources, this collection of 690 silhouettes displays an array of subjects, each filled with a charming, nostalgic flavor. Images include children playing, household animals in a variety of poses, couples embracing, people working and handling everyday chores, and much more. Pure delight for artists, illustrators, and craftspeople!
687 silhouettes: animals, children playing and reading, families, profiles, people working, painting, biking and eating; and many more.
Easy to use eletronic permission free illustrations and designs for art, craft, business and educational use.
Hundreds of charming images, adapted from rare sources, depict a wide array of subjects--from animals in assorted poses and children playing, to couples embracing and people working. The high-quality, royalty-free illustrations are ideal for artists, illustrators, and craftworkers who want to make a bold, graphic statement. 690 black-and-white illustrations.