Welcome to Digital Yarbs

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Why Digital Yarbs?

Yarb is a southern dialectal variant of herb. An herb as defined by Marriam-Webster dictionary is “a plant or plant part valued for its medicinal, savory, or aromatic qualities.” As a graphic designer I produce Digital Yarbs, digital elements that that are valued for their savory qualities.

I have a little bit of everything here. Hopefully you will find something you enjoy.

Life Mask Facial Reconstructions of History

Before photography, life masks gave us the perfect likeness of people. Plaster was applied to the head and sometimes upper torso to create a mold to cast the life mask of a person. Using life masks, I was able to complete a forensic/academic study of how the subjects most likely appeared using Adobe Photoshop to add flesh, hair, and other details.

Lost Photographs of History

Here are blog posts of “Fake” historical photographs using life masks with a little history to boot.

Intimate History Tours

Hop in the time machine and take a trip back in time with me to meet some famous folks of history.

Colorizing History

With a little Photoshop magic, see the famous and the not so famous come to life.

All Things Adams

Just a page with posts dedicated to my favorite President…..Old Man Eloquent, John Quincy Adams.

The James Madison Project

See the project that started this whole blog. See my attempt to turn 4th U. S. President James Madison into a character for a science fiction graphic novel.

Digital Yarbs Prints
Purchase prints of select Digital Yarbs images.
Nowhere To Go!
Posts about anything.

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