Silhouette Cutting: Sunday 13th December 2020


“My Lajos Bálint Tribute Studio Day took place on Sunday 13th December 2020”
Sittings between 9am and 3pm UK time (GMT)

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We arranged this virtual studio day as a tribute to the Budapest street Artist Lajos Bálint.

Silhouette cutting takes place online, so no need to worry about masks or social distancing! All our studio days consist of a series of 10-minute portrait sittings, which take place over Zoom.

After booking your sitting(s) you’ll receive an email ticket containing a Zoom link and further information.

On the day you’ll be asked to log in to the Zoom event shortly before the time you chose from the list above. Charles will cut silhouettes of you and your family and pop them in the post afterwards.

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Who was Lajos Bálint?

I found a set of silhouettes cut on Csányi-u in Budapest which bear the name Bálint Lajos. In English this translates as Louis Valentine. 

A couple (or perhaps a mother and son?) cut by Louis Valentine in Budapest, probably in the 1900s

The silhouettes are undated but were probably cut in the 1900s or perhaps early 1920s. 

Studio Day Tributes

We named this Studio Day as a tribute to Lajos Bálint. As a self-taught artist Charles owes a huge debt to the work of past silhouettists, so naming studio days like this is a good way to pay tribute to them.
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Charles normally cuts silhouette in his own style (there are many examples all over this website). However, if you’d like your portraits cut in the manner of any tributed artist please do ask. Such challenges are always welcome!


Additional information

Sitting times

In multiples of 10 minutes


Silhouettes delivered worldwide after the event


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