~ Valentine Gifts from the “Art” ~

Just in time to say “I Love You” silhouette artist supreme, Cindi Rose, will be at Haute Mommies and Bella Babies, http://hautemommiesandbellababies.com/ (477 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058  281.282.9979) to do her unequaled, hand-cut profile art before your eyes on Sunday, February 8th from 11-5:00pm; see for yourself the lost art of hand-cutting paper profile portraits called silhouettes by the French. Cindi’s schedule fills up quickly so to assure you reserve your appointment for the best time that is most convenient for you kindly book your reservation here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/silhouette-sunday-with-cindi-for-valentines-gifts-tickets-15330371554Silhouettest Cindi Harwood Rose

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You may also RSVP on facebook to receive updates for this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/769806276426896/
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Paper is considered a traditional Valentine’s Gift, but a Cindi Rose silhouette shows much thought into your gift, that will become an heirloom, and family keepsake, to last generations to come.
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In order to “share the love” proceeds for the day will benefit the Texas Children’s Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation “Arts in Medicine” program and City Artworks combined efforts to bring art to the cancer area of Texas Children’s hospital in the medical center and in Katy.
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Rose, who is considered the world’s “foremost living silhouette artist” uses natural talents and surgical scissors to capture a likeness, without a sketch or shadow. This insures that the work will have fine-details and embellishments such as stylish hair-dos, ribbons, neck-ties, head-bands, and necklaces with the best details, heirloom quality, and a unique and perfect Valentine’s Gift; that unlike flowers and candy, will be treasured forever.

Childrens Silhouettes

Valentine Silhouettes Art

Valentine Silhouettes Art

Silhouettes are $35 each person, with duplicate copies (made at the same time) for just $10 a person, less than a greeting card!  She will have hand-cut beveled mats, acid free for $5 and lovely picture frames from $16 to $35, all reduced from the retail prices to complete your gifts.  Thus, you can get one for yourself, a loved one, and grandparents.  Engaged couples can do one together, and people can have one done to use as a logo! All silhouettes will be mounted on 5 x 7 acid-free card stock to give you a lasting gift to last generations to come.

Cindi is great with children, they don’t have to sit still.  She can flatter adults, leave off double chins, reduce a nose, fix the wardrobe and hair, by request.  She likes to work directly from the person, but can do pets from profile photos laser printed and brought in.  If a loved one has passed, and you have a profile photo and can come in, she is not opposed to working with you to get the likeness.

Wedding silhouettes by Cindi Rose

Wedding silhouettes by Cindi Rose

Otherwise, the silhouette pre-dates the camera.  Cindi Rose’s keen vision and insight, natural talent, make her work more real than a photo, she sees more than a camera does: it is 4 D, not 2 D, like a photo. The art was popular before photography, and the greatest silhouette artist captures personality and profile, as C. H. Rose does.

For more information about professional silhouette artist Cindi Harwood Rose or to book her for your wedding or special event you can visit her website at SilhouettesbyCindi.com, watch the many silhouette cutting videos on her YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/SilhouettesByCindi, and join her on facebook  https://www.facebook.com/Silhouette.arts  to see her bookings.

ABOUT SILHOUETTE ARTIST CINDI HARWOOD ROSE: Cindi, an art prodigy, started drawing portraits at 8 for profit, and by 16 she showed her portfolio to a Disneyland representative at Astroworld in Houston.  They hired her immediately to do water colors and pastel portraits in the park.  While taking a park tour, she noted that there were around 30 portrait artists but only one silhouette artist.  She realized it was the better job.   Being paid commission only, she asked to try it, although, she had only observed the silhouette artist doing 1 silhouette prior.  They laughed since doing a detailed, authentic silhouette art profile, is something you can’t learn, and is much harder than drawing with a pen, no light or camera is used, it is miniature, normally no larger than 3 to 4 inches.

Cindi Harwood’s first try was so good, the other artist was fired on the spot and Cindi became Astroworld’s silhouette artist each summer, while in high school at Bellaire, in Houston.  Not only that, the art manager, flew her to Disneyland to check out her skills summers and Christmas vacations.  They were amazed, she out produced the artist they currently had in the park, her work was more detailed and accurate and not generic.  She went on to cut silhouettes in college at University of Texas, Austin, for Disney in Houston and Los Angeles to earn her total degree in fine arts and communications/journalism, graduating with honors.

Upon graduation she went to work at Disneyworld in Florida.  In the parks, she did many celebrities in person, Muhamed Ali, Sammy Davis, Liberace, Julie Andrews, Elvis Presley.  After working for them, she found an agent, and authored a column in “Houston Magazine” Profile in Introspect.  She would interview celebrities such as Mama Cass Elliot, Peter Fonda, and local news anchors and sports figures, cut their silhouettes and interview them.  She found herself in demand world-wide, even being flown to England for the Europec, and doing a stint on BBC TV, and the Queen.  She has silhouette Barbara Bush, and George W. Bush, Ashley Judd, Tony Bennett, in person and others.  Cindi Harwood Rose, can do the interior details and groupings, not mastered by other silhouette artists who travel around the country, that Disneyland may not have hired.

Cindi Harwood Rose

Cindi Harwood Rose

Say “I love you” with a gift that shows caring and thought, and have a great Valentine’ Day.  Silhouette is an art seldom seen and mastered. A great idea and a wonderful way to preserve your treasured memories. There are only around 25 authentic practicing silhouette artists in the world. A silhouette gift lasts forever, and will show that your love will last forever.

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$10 donation to reserve your spot http://www.eventbrite.com/e/silhouette-sunday-with-cindi-for-valentines-gifts-tickets-15330371554 - It is requested that you reserve your appointment time with a $10 non-refundable donation to the The Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation Children’s Art in Hospitals Program. The artist fills up quickly, you will want to meet her and not miss this educational and enlightening experience.

 

How to Make Silhouette Art Invitations and Holiday CardsThese invitations by America’s  premier silhouette artist Cindi Harwood Rose’s artworks are so cute and creative.  You can also make unique, personal wedding or birthday silhouette invitations, with hand-cut silhouette artworks.

Cutest silhouette birthday invitations designed by Stefanie using Silhouette Art by Cindi

Cutest silhouette birthday invitations designed by Stefanie using Silhouette Art by Cindi

From Stefanie: “Hi Cindi, I recently had my daughter’s silhouette done at the St. Luke’s book fair where we chatted a bit about how we had used her silhouette that you did last year on her 1st birthday invitation and you would like to see it.  We absolutely cherish these and hope to make having them done an annual tradition.”

If you do not know of a good silhouette artist, or have not visited Disneyland or Disney World where Cindi Harwood Rose cut silhouettes, you may find her in New York City, Dallas, Houston, Denver, San Antonio, Austin, or any popular city in America where she may be booked at your favorite children’s store or school fund-raiser.  In fact, Silhouette Artist Cindi Harwood Rose loves traveling for schools and museums and donating a percentage of sales for them to benefit.  You can save the artwork and use it for your holiday card, birthday card, or wedding invitations.

Wedding silhouettes by Cindi Rose

Wedding silhouettes by Cindi Rose

Silhouette Art Wedding invitation

Silhouette Art Wedding invitation

You can contact her at SilhouettesbyCindi.com to send or email Cindi your photograph and order a hand-cut silhouette by mail, which is done from real silhouette paper, and natural talent.  Details on ordering by mail: http://silhouettesbycindi.blogspot.com/2014/12/silhouettes-done-from-photos-by.html

Christmas Silhouette Art Card by Cindi Rose

Christmas Silhouette Art Card by Cindi Rose

Silhouettes also make perfect and personal holiday keepsakes that will be cherished by your family for years to come.  Why not start a holiday tradition with your family of making and creating silhouettes of your pets (yes Cindi can do pets from emailed photos!) and loved ones and use your creative imagination like in the photo for silhouette decorating pictured here!

silhouette holiday tree

Holiday Tree Decorated with Silhouettes

You can also try to do one yourself, by taking a profile photo, and using your computer to blacken the insides.  Check out Cindi’s great DIY how-to make your own silhouette tips if you would like to try your hand at creating silhouettes here: http://charmingweb.com/blog/blog/how-to-cut-silhouettes-real-silhouette-artist.html

Silhouette Art by Cindi Rose

Real silhouette artists, such as John Miers, Augustine Edouart, Cindi Rose and Kara Walker, create the artwork from their own talents, not from photos.  The art predates the camera.  Cindi just looks at a subject and in a minute with many snips, she creates a profile that is amazingly accurate, detailed, and life-like.  She is available to perform her entertaining art at events throughout the United States and Canada.  For more information contact CindiSilhouettes@gmail.com

 
Remembering the special people in your life while giving to help others is what the holidays are about! Start a tradition in your family with one-of-a-kind silhouette keepsakes – a stylish, personal gift, by collectable artist Cindi, that will escalate in value in time.
 Cindi Rose - Imagination Toys - silhouette-art
Meet the World’s Fastest, Most Skilled, and Most Renown Silhouette Artist Cindi Rose at Imagination Toys & Shoes and help benefit children’s hospital arts via Silhouettes for Survivors this December! Read more about this program sponsored by the Holly Rose Ribbon foundation: http://hollyroseribbon.org/hrrf-childrens-programs/
Have silhouette artist Cindi Rose create a keepsake to be treasured - children do not have to sit still

Have silhouette artist Cindi Rose create a keepsake to be treasured – children do not have to sit still

With a great selection of toys & gifts for children of all ages, enjoy great holiday shopping and watch the amazingly talented and world-famous Cindi Rose create a likeness of your child in minutes that will be treasured for a lifetime.   

Foremost silhouette artist Cindi Harwood Rose will be available to capture you and your loved ones in her heirloom artwork at Imagination Toys & Shoes, check out her schedule for the date and location most convenient for you:

A silhouette makes a perfect and unique holiday gift to be treasured

A silhouette makes a perfect and unique holiday gift that will be cherished for generations

Imagination Toys & Shoes
3851 Bellaire Blvd. Houston, TX 77025 (713-662-9898)
Sunday, December 21st: noon -4:00 pm

Imagination Toys & Shoes
6531 Woodway Dr. Houston , TX 77057  (713-932-8000)

December 22nd from 11am-5pm

Imagination Toys & Shoes
110 Vintage Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77070, (281-376-1834)
December 23rd from 12pm-4pm. 

RSVP at your favorite location – Pre-Registration & a $10 deposit is required to reserve your spot.

Don’t miss the opportunity to have your child’s Silhouette done by the amazingly talented, Cindi Rose. This is a perfect and unique holiday gift for aunts, uncles, grandparents and a cherished family keepsake. 

Pet Silhouettes

Pet Silhouettes

Cindi’s hand cut images take 2 minutes and last forever.  C. H. Rose is the world’s fastest and most accurate silhouettist with intricate details. Children do not have to sit still. Cindi can capture wiggly children and adults, fixing hair and double chins as requested.

This is also a great idea for engaged couples to have their silhouettes done together, for a family heirloom, and Cindi can do pets too ~ just bring in a printed profile photo of your pet to your appointment.

Price for the silhouettes- $35 for the original and $10 each additional copy. Cindi is able to do more than one child at a time or each child separately, your choice. The silhouette will be matted and framed while you wait, so you are able to take it with you. Frames range in price from around $14 to $35.

Appointments requested as the day fills up! C. Rose also does silhouettes at weddings! Don’t miss your chance to create a wonderful holiday keepsake. Add everyone on your gift list and get a lasting treasure to be cherished, her work is collectable.

Silhouettes for Survivors benefits Texas Arts & Medicine
Hospital Arts for Children Program

Never settle for less than the best, have a hand-cut silhouette by 4th generation fine artist, Cindi Harwood Rose, former Disney top artist, to benefit hospital art programs and children affected by critical illness.  Proceeds this December will benefit Silhouettes for survivors – learn more about the program here: http://hollyroseribbon.org/hrrf-childrens-programs/

children-silhouettes-videosWatch the Silhouette Video! http://youtu.be/NxDpLHnDS5M

Cindi Rose is one of the few silhouette artists in the world who can do groupingsHave America’s best paper profilist Cindi Rose hand-cut a flattering likeness of you, your child, or loved one for a unique heirloom gift that will be cherished forever. Cindi, a natural artist has drawn portraits since a child, and cut silhouettes for Disney as a teen, she is the world’s fastest and most accurate silhouettes, descended from generations of established artists. Rose honed her talents as a child drawing portraits and at 15 years old discovered that she could look at a person, and capture each profile feature (in a flattering and stylish point-of-view) in a minute or less, making her the world’s fastest authentic silhouette artist in all history. She is also the best with unmatched details and an intuitive twist.  She has traveled the world, cutting silhouettes for Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, President Obama, President Bush, Queen Elizabeth, Dr. Phil, Tony Bennett, Elvis Costello, Liberace, Patricia Arquette, Ashley Judd, and many other celebrities.

Cost is $35 per person, Extra copies are just $10 per person.

Silhouette Art by Cindi Rose

Silhouette Art by Cindi Rose

Cindi Rose, a third generation fine artist, has done silhouettes over 35 years, and is considered the world’s fastest, most accurate premier silhouette artist.  Please view Cindi’s videos on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/SilhouettesByCindi. For more information and booking information please visit silhouettesbycindi.com.  

Watch Cindi's Silhouette Videos on YouTube
Watch Cindi’s Silhouette Videos on YouTube

 
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