Karl Johnson is a third generation Silhouette Artist. He has been featured in newspapers and magazines all over the country and also has a large celebrity following. Karl will be visiting local children’s stores in the Sacramento area from September 4-7th to create hand cut silhouette portraits.
Celebrities Karl has created portraits for in person include Reese Witherspoon, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Lopez, Tom Cruise, Secretary of State John Kerry, Steven Spielberg and many more. He created silhouettes at the weddings of Reese Witherspoon & Drew Barrymore. Also, the birthday parties of Jennifer Lopez & Tom Cruise. Jennifer Garner is a regular customer at a local children’s boutique in Los Angeles.
Top row: kiddie dress-up time memorialized as a silhouette. Bottom: An adorable housewarming gift still in the process. Both From Karl’s website.
Karl Johnson is an incredibly talented man. He does the in-person silhouettes in just seconds! You should like him on Facebook and check out his website for more details. He’s also taking the classic silhouette from the wall to onesies. He’s also improving upon the classic by memorializing special moments, objects, and pups too!
Here are a few pieces of design inspiration from Pinterest:
I love the way the silhouettes are set off with a red mat. Plus, antlers! Love that.
Classic and cute with the blue bench.
Here’s my very own gallery wall. I have the silhouettes of our kids bookending the bottom row.
Karl Johnson is giving away one silhouette portrait (valued at $25) to be redeemed at the Starlight Starbright event in Folsom on September 4th!!!
To enter the contest, please comment below. The winner will be announced next Thursday, August 28th.