Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Drama Queen

Vicksburg National Military Park
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Statue of Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghman, C.S.A. - Commanding First Brigade of Loring's Division - Killed May 16, 1863 near the close of the Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi.

I was drawn to this statue because of the sweeping gesture and the wild horse. The gesture is a bit melodramatic, don't you think?

There's probably a special place in hell for southerners who make fun of Confederate war heroes, but meh, there it is.

This was another attempt at watercolors without ink lines. I caved at the finish and added the ink details to the two faces and a bit around the cuffs.

1 comment:

Alex said...

This is hilarious! :) I really love the comic and the colors and shadows are just great!