May 12, 2022
Day three of the Real Women of The Wild West prologue illustration marathon search. I contemplated creating a huge plywood map and cutting out the shape of the U.S. with a table saw. Ultimately realized I don't know anybody with a table saw and went back to plan B, which is, Dan asked me to gang shoot my favorite photographs so he could drop them into Photoshop and play with the concept in his computer. So, I did just that.
Midwestern & Southwestern Women
And, we musn't forget these serious women.
East Coast Biddies, Part II
One Last Batch of Real Women
I'm still interested in creating a painted version of the outline of the U.S. like this:
Daily Whip Out:
"Rough Rider of Real Women Map Mosaic"
And that is a rough of this great photograph from Judy Crandall's "Cowgirls: Early Images & Collectables." An excellent resource.
"It's the way you ride the trail that counts."