Posted By rkapuaala on 02/21/2008 9:24 AM
You are a movie star too! Cool. How about some pics of you in your civil war costume, standing at rest arms. I would like to see one front, one back and one on each side without the backpack and the same with the backpack.
I left the mole out on purpose. 1. It is one of the finer details that get dimensiones when you paint the figure and needs to be added back on any way. 2. If you put a mole and a beard like that on Alfred E Newman, everyone thinks its Lincoln.
I'm working on the stove pipe hat, but its not going to be easy. I've had a couple of failures because of lack of a clear image of his hat. Most of the images are very small and blurry.
I will release him as is, since he will be good for standing on a coach or in the oval office. He won't be able to go outside till I get the hat finished is all.
Here's the best photo I know of Lincoln wearing his top hat:
Taken at Antietam in 1862
If you go to these websites, you can see this and another photo taken at the same time in really high resolution:
As for more pix of me in my Civil War uniform (not "costume" - a point of pride among us reenactors
) here are some more screen captures from the movie "Gettysburg"
In addition to portraying a color sergeant in the 124th New York Vol. Infantry (see posting above,) I was also a company commander in the 20th Maine sequences on the second day of the battle.
and here's a good closeup of me as an officer (I was commanding the honor guard for Gen. Colin Powell in G'burg at the time this was taken.)
Hope these are helpful to you, Rich. Keep up the good work.