2 Art: Silhouettes


  1. White Paper
  2. Black Paper (2 sheets)
  3. White chalk
  4. Tape
  5. Scissors
  6. Glue
  7. Flashlights


  1. Tape one piece of black paper to the wall at the height of the student’s head as they are sitting.
  2. Pair students. 
  3. Darken the room.
  4. One student will sit in a chair that is against a wall. 
  5. The other student will trace that student’s profile.
  6. Switch so each student has an opportunity to sit and draw.
  7. Ask the students to carefully cut out their profile.
  8. Glue the profiles on the white paper.
  9. Use the second sheet of black paper to create a frame for their silhouette.





Posted in: art

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s