Welcome to the online home of Silhouettes & Such


Shanlie Whittington cuts portraits live at museums, private parties, retail events, and historic reenactments throughout the Southeast United States.

Shanlie is a traditional free-hand silhouettist. She works in the 18th century  style, using only scissors and paper to render a likeness in just a few minutes with no drawing, tracing or digital alteration involved.

For information on booking an event, visit the contact page. 

Custom silhouettes and gift certificates are available via online order in our shop.



Silhouettes & Such is currently booking in-person events!

Shanlie has been fully vaccinated and will be taking additional precautions (such as mask-wearing and offering contactless payment options) during all of her upcoming events.

If you have any additional health and safety concerns, please contact us to talk about how we can best make you and your guests comfortable during your upcoming event. 


Shanlie was awarded Best in Category for Drawing and Graphics at the

2021 Troyfest Art & Craft Festival.

Shanlie Whittington has be featured in the

2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 Directory of Traditional Early American Crafts.