Usually silhouette of person is cut out by scissors from a black paper, it and refers to a black silhouette though at will the artist of silhouette has a paper for a silhouette cut out of other colors. You can hire the artist which makes each new men's or woman's face silhouette for 3-5 minutes, that entertaining public.
Art a figure silhouette has arisen in an antiquity, it was the period of the invention of a paper in China. It is no wonder, that with the invention in China papers, art of a silhouette which has lived about one todays has arisen also. Very widespread and popular from directions of a silhouette in China, there were window patterns which were cut out from a paper and were pasted on windows. Such window patten silhouette, was very beautifully looked through shone light in the evening and at night. Silhouettes cut out were a various orientation: it were images of various esteemed spirits, gods, national Chinese heroes, Chineses piously trusted in their magic force which preserved them.
Silhouette of people has received a wide circulation approximately since 18 centuries in France. The word a silhouette is inherited from a surname of marquis Etena де the Silhouette of king of the Lui 15 served at a court yard, Minister of Finance who had a favourite hobby to draw famous people silhouettes of all visitors, leading round them on a wall of drawing room. In a consequence it had been created a museum of shadow structures. The shadow image, pictures cut out silhouettes were very much not dear pleasure for various public.
Silhouettes of people are often used in different places: In advertising, Graphics people silhouettes in illustration books, interior together with on holidays where artists thus amuse visitors, cutting out a female silhouette or man's. Also at will it is possible to make famous faces silhouettes, figures silhouettes of animals, for example a black cat silhouettes, picture of a black cat or a Silhouette dog, various subjects of use, a silhouette of city in which you live, images of silhouettes of architecture, for example is very beautifully looked silhouettes of Petersburg. It is possible to fill a silhouette in frame under glass and to hang up on a wall.
© I. Kazarin, 2006