The Portrait is a compact machine that allows you to create DIY projects with incredible precision. From cutting labels, to creating custom stickers, the Silhouette Portrait is a tool that every maker should have. With its light weight, the Portrait 3 is also the perfect machine to take to events, craft parties, or anywhere you want to be creative.

Precision DIY Cutting
The Portrait is a compact machine that allows you to create DIY projects with incredible precision. From cutting labels, to creating custom stickers, the Silhouette Portrait is a tool that every maker should have.

Be Creative Anywhere
You want the freedom to create anywhere, anytime. That's why the lightweight Portrait is the perfect machine to take to events, craft parties, or anywhere you want to be creative.

No Mat? No Problem
With its kiss-cut action for rolled materials, or its pop-out cutting feature for paper and cardstock, the Cameo 4 series gives you the freedom to cut various material types without using a cutting mat.

Automatic Tool Detection
Tool Detection simplifies your experience by automatically detecting which tool you've put in the machine and instantly adjusting your software settings.

Easy-Breezy.
The Portrait makes cutting easy with the AutoBlade. Select your material type in the software and the AutoBlade will set itself to the proper level for your job.

Create on the Go
The Portrait 3 and the Silhouette Go™ mobile app are the perfect companions to allow you to create wherever and whenever you want. Coming soon.

A Planner's Best Friend
With its ability to cut materials such as sticker sheets, vinyl, and cardstock, you can use the Portrait to create custom planner stickers, labels, cards, and more!

Wireless Bluetooth® Connectivity
Connect your Silhouette machine to your device wirelessly using built-in Bluetooth® technology.

Print & Cut
Create custom Print & Cut projects with your home printer, and use your Silhouette to cut them out. You can make custom stickers, printed heat transfer decals, temporary tattoos and more!

Sketch It
Not only does the Portrait cut materials, it can also use pens to sketch or draw your designs and custom artwork.

Very Accommodating
The Portrait 3 can accommodate various material sizes, such as Letter or A4 size sheets, 9-inch rolled materials, 2mm craft foam, and more!

Backed by Silhouette Studio®
All Silhouette machines use the powerful Silhouette Studio® software, which allows you to tap into our expansive collection of Silhouette Design Store content, import your own fonts and images, or create designs from scratch. You can also unlock even more power and features through additional software upgrades.
Specifications
Machine features include:
  • 8-inch cutting width
  • Cut up to 60 feet in length (with select materials using a Roll Feeder)
  • Matless cutting capabilities (see Tech Specs for full details)
  • 2 mm clearance
  • Automatic tool detection
  • Wireless cutting with Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Print & Cut registration capability
  • PixScan™ compatible
  • Driven by Silhouette Studio® giving you limitless design options to customize your projects.


  • Cutting Area: 8 in. x 12 in. with a cutting mat, 8 in. x 60 ft. with lined media (using a Roll Feeder)
  • Matless cutting options available depending on material type. Materials with liners or backing, such as vinyl, heat transfer, and sticker sheets can be fed directly into the Portrait 3 without a cutting mat. The Portrait 3 also offers a special "Pop-out" cutting feature for paper and cardstock materials where a cutting mat is not required.
  • Maximum Media Thickness: 2 mm (78.8 mils)
  • Maximum Cutting Force: 210 gf
  • Interface: USB 2.0 high speed / Bluetooth®
  • Unit Dimensions: 16.2 in. x 5.5 in. x 4.4 in. (41.1 cm x 14 cm x 11.2 cm)
  • Unit Weight: 3 lbs 8 oz (1.6 kg)
  • Shipping Dimensions: 17.5 in. x 8.5 in. x 8 in. (44.5 cm x 21.6 cm x 20.3 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 7 lbs 10 oz (3.5 kg)
  • Warranty: One year parts and labor (Limited to USA and Canada only)
  • Requires Silhouette Studio® software version 4.3.341 or higher
  • Minimum System Requirements: Windows 8.1 or higher or Mac OS X 10.10 or higher, 2 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 2 GB available disk space, USB port, High speed internet connection (recommended)
Included Accessories
  • Silhouette Portrait® 3
  • 8-inch cutting mat
  • AutoBlade
  • Silhouette Studio® software (digital download)
  • 50 exclusive designs (digital download)
  • 1-month Silhouette Design Store subscription (available with tool registration)
  • Adapter for Silhouette sketch pens
  • Basic Instruction Guide (digital download)
  • Power cable & USB cable
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icon With its kiss-cut action for rolled materials, or its pop-out cutting feature for paper and cardstock, the Portrait 3 gives you the freedom to cut various material types without using a cutting mat.

icon The Portrait 3 simplifies your experience by automatically detecting which tool you've put in the machine and instantly adjusting your software settings.

icon The Portrait makes cutting easy with the AutoBlade. Select your material type in the software and the AutoBlade will set itself to the proper level for your job.