Silhouette Cutting on Sunday 18th October

£36.00

“My Mrs Anes Virtual Studio Day took place on Sunday 18th October 2020”
Sittings between 3pm and 9pm UK time (BST)

Ticket sales for this studio day are over, sales went quite well.

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Description

We arranged this virtual studio day as a tribute to the Georgian silhouettist Mrs Ames.

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.

New here? Find out more

Who was Mrs Ames?

Mrs Ames is a bit of an enigma. Where are all her silhouettes? Collectors know of only two, making them very valuable, but they are so distinctive – and of such quality – that she certainly made more. 

Silhouettes on a man and woman in gold oval frames. The woman has a large feathered hat.
The only known pair of silhouettes by Mrs Ames, 1785

What happened to them all?

Studio Day Tributes

We named this Studio Day as a tribute to Mrs Ames. 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

Delivery:

Silhouettes delivered worldwide after the event

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