Silhouettes of children are timeless! They make wonderful gifts for any holiday, birthday, or event.


This order includes TWO (2) individual silhouette paintings on either paper or canvas. You may choose if you want your painting to be on paper, stretched canvas, or canvas board. The stretched canvas is about 1/2" thick; it would be beautiful both framed and unframed. Canvas board is significantly thinner than stretched canvas. It can fit in a normal picture frame. Paper is the more traditional style and it can be easily framed.


These silhouettes are NOT digital images. These are individual drawn and hand-painted. Any subtle variations in color/tone add to the charm of the piece.


To order a silhouette, choose the size of the canvas. Once you order your portrait, you will need to email me several photos of your child(ren). I will be happy to go over your photos with you and see which one works best.


Here is how to take a photo of your child(ren):

  • Hold the camera to the ear level (almost like you're taking a photograph of their ear).
  • Take the photo (natural light works best)
  • Make sure your photo shows the following: your child's nose, mouth, chin, hair, neck, upper torso
  • Longer hair tends to look best when pulled into a ponytail or bun


You may e-mail your photos to me here:


All silhouette paintings are black with a white background on stretched canvas (more options coming soon). You may choose the following options to customize your silhouette painting:


  • Size
    • 5" x 7" ($50)
    • 8" x 10" ($70)
    • 9" x 12" ($90)
    • 11" x 14" ($110)
  • Material Type
    • Paper
    • Stretched Canvas (1/2" thick; can be framed or unframed)
    • Canvas Board (thin enough to be framed in a picture frame)

Two Individual Silhouette Paintings

Canvas Type
  • Because these are unique commissions, they are non-refundable.

  • All silhouette paintings are shipped via USPS. Please allow 3-5 business days for shipping.

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