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Free Silhouette Clip Art
Silhouette Clip Art -- Graphics of Outlines in Black
Silhouettes are images outlined and filled in with dark material, usually black, that are presented against a white or light background. These free silhouette clip art images can be used in your personal projects.
Silhouette art and designs provide a more muted or understated look, something that full color or detailed images can't do.
This silhouette of a squirrel and musical elf cracks me up! Please visit The Graphics Fairy to download this free silhouette clip art.
Silhouettes of People
Silhouettes of People - Children Silhouettes, Men and Women Silhouettes, Couples Silhouettes
Use these silhouettes of people in craft projects, on invitations, or for anything that needs a subtle, understated look.
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Vintage Clip Art - Silhouettes - Cleaning Up
Two charming silhouettes, both of people cleaning up. Courtesy of Karen at The Graphics Fairy.
- Arachneas Attic: Vintage Storybook Clipart - Boy in a Boat
Charming silhouette of a boy in a boat from Arachneas Attic.
- Busy Day Silhouettes: Free PDF Image | Just Something I Made
Busy Day Silhouettes: Free PDF Image Monday, January 4, 2010 -- Enjoy these darling early 20th Century silhouettes scanned, cleaned up, modified and turned into vector graphics.
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Vintage Sewing Clip Art - Silhouettes - Thread
This is a fun little advertising card for Coats Thread! The card shows 2 charming Silhouettes of Children with Paper Lanterns!
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Vintage Clip Art - Silhouette Boy & Girl
Today my dream Typography book came in the mail!! I've been trying for nearly 2 years to acquire this particular book and I'm so excited to finally have it in my hot little hands! The book is quite rare, it's from the 1880's and filled with gorgeous
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Vintage Silhouette - Cute Lady in Apron
This is an adorable Silhouette of a Woman wearing a checkered Apron! She looks like she's about to Cook or Bake, with her Cookbook and Fork in hand!
- Arthur's Free Silhouette Clipart
Arthur's free silhouette clipart, for private use, is of large size and format for presentations, posters, cards, and schoolwork.
Silhouette Clip Art - for sale on Amazon
If you need a lot of silhouette clip art, consider one of these CDs from Dover Publications.
Make Your Own Silhouettes
Immortalize kids, pets, whatever you like
Leah posted all sorts of fun DIY projects on her blog, More Ways to Waste Time. Back in 2007, she wrote a great blog entry called How to Make Silhouette Portraits.
The technique uses Photoshop to transform a digital image (or a scanned photo, I image) from a photograph into a silhouette.
Leah has since closed her blog, but I love this tutorial and thank her for leaving it up for us all to enjoy.
For another option of making your own silhouettes, try Emily's tutorial from Women Get Social with the SITS Sisters. This method uses an actual printed image of a person (or a thing) that is then painted black and cut out. Then it's mounted on white paper and framed.
For non-technical folks, this one might be a bit easier and is certainly something the kids could do. A child's profile in silhouette would make a wonderful Mother's Day or Father's Day gift!
Image Credit: More Ways to Waste Time.
Make Silhouettes - with the right equipment
Cameras for making silhouettes. Take a photo then use the tutorial provided above to transform regular photos into silhouette images!
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Vintage Clip Art - Cute Critter Silhouettes
Cute critter silhouettes because animals look good in silhouette too!
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Vintage Clip Art - Deer with Antlers Silhouette
Here are a couple more fun Silhouettes today! These come from an 1880's Poetry Magazine. At the top is a beautiful Deer with very large Antlers!
- Three Word Thursday | Just Something I Made
Three Word Thursday Thursday, August 6, 2009 -- vintage deer silhouette
Other Worldly Silhouettes
- Arachneas Attic: Two Fairies
Two fairies with a Halloween jack o lantern. Lovely silhouette from Arachneas Attic.
~~*~ Use Silhouettes on Easter Eggs ~*~~
Decorate Easter Eggs with silhouette graphics!
Visit Mod Podge Rocks for the directions and links to great silhouette images to use.
Ways to Use Silhouette Clip Art - Get creative and get crafting
- Molly Lee Cards: Busy Little Silhouette Card Tutorial
One of my favorite blogs is Cathe Holden's Just Something I Made blog. I've mentioned it before -- it's a treasure trove of wonderful ideas, inspiration and generous downloads. One recent download was a series of old-fashioned busy day silhouettes.
- My Life: Make Silhouette Knobs with Mod Podge Transfer Medium
Last week I worked on a fun project, some Silhouette Knobs, with cute Boys and Girls Profiles on them! I got to play with a new product from Plaid too, it's called Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium!
Cardstock for Silhouette Pop-up Cards and Transfer Projects - Make unique greeting cards and transfer projects like the silhouette knobs shown above
Silhouette Wall Decals - Let the cats chase the mice, an airplane on your wall, and more!
Add subtle or not so subtle details to your walls with these silhouette wall decals. They are removable so if you tire of them, take them down for a while!
Holiday Silhouette Clip Art - Thanksgiving, Halloween
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Thanksgiving Printable - Pilgrim Silhouette Place Cards
This cute Pilgrim Silhouette comes from an early 1900s Type book. He's holding a blank sign, which made me think he would be perfect for Thanksgiving Place Cards!
- *The Graphics Fairy LLC*: Vintage Halloween Clip Art - Black Cat with Moon
This is a fun Vintage Halloween Graphic from an old Type book! This one features a Silhouette of a Black Cat in front of a Moon.
More Free Clip Art
Anatomy Clip Art
The human body has all sorts of parts that lend themselves to crafts. For instance, who among us hasn't traced their hand to make a Thanksgiving turkey?
Art Deco Clip Art
Art Deco is a style that describes a design from the mid-1920s through the mid-1940s that features linear design and symmetry.
Circus Clip Art
As a child, I have to admit, I thought about joining the circus. I mean, I would get to hang around clowns and animals all day.
Clip Art for Teachers
This clip art for teachers includes a little something for everyone. Brighten your classroom and assignments with clip art! Some of the quaint vintage graph...
Floral Clip Art
When you want to dress up your newsletters or invitations or greeting cards, this floral clip art will add just the right touch.
Free Silhouette Clip Art
Silhouettes are images outlined and filled in with dark material, usually black, that are presented against a white or light background.
Free Transportation Clip Art
Free transportation clip art will get you there, for free! If you need images and graphics of cars, boats, airplanes, trains, bicycles.
Music Clip Art
Music clip art is as varied as the types of music. There is sheet music clip art, the ever-lovable animals making music, musical notes, and images...
Retro Clip Art
Retro images are big. Graphics that were once used in advertising and drawings for books and other illustrations during mid-century are now in style again.
Steampunk Clip Art
Steampunk clip art can make your craft projects and graphic design pop! The term "steampunk" came about in the 1980s and refers to design that is ...
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