Remember that we already know what a silohuette is: it is the image of a person, an object or scene represented as a solid shape of a single colour, usually black, its edges matching the outline of the subject (Wikipedia).
So let's put it into practice!!!
- We will tape a paper to the wall and had them sit in a chair showing our profile.
- A light will throw a shadow on the paper (wait or coloured) that we will trace with a pencil
- We will cut along the line to get our silhouette.
- If we want the silhouette to be black, we will have to trace it again on a black paper. Or, you could also want it painted on a canvas, then you could paint the head or the background.