Wednesday, June 07, 2023

More Teenage Bushwhackers & The Mothers Who Raised Them

 June 6, 2023

   Still way out in the weeds trying to find the heart and soul of the Missouri Bushwhackers. Still pushing for that damaged sepia look. This guy is probably too old, Maybe even 25!

Daily Whip Out: "The Bushwhacker"

The Bushwhacker's Mother

   Also noodling sketches for a proper take on Zerelda Cole James, who stood near six feet tall.

Daily Whip Out: "A Tall Drink of Water"

I am awe struck by the carnage.

"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; 'tis dearness only that gives everything its value."
—Thomas Paine
   But, when it comes to war brutality and what it does to young men—from the Civil War to D-Day—I don't think anyone has said it better than this.

"The real problem is what to do with the problem solvers after the problems are solved."
—Gay Talese

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