Adobe Photoshop – Behind the Scenes of a “Fake” History Photo

Home >> Lost Photographs of History >>Adobe Photoshop – Behind the Scenes of a “Fake” History Photo Adobe Photoshop – Behind the Scenes of a “Fake” History Photo “Lost Photographs of History” is a series of blog posts at Digital Yarbs that feature “fake” photos from history using life masks. Life masks were used before …
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Playing with James Madison – The Making of a Character

President James Madison in science fiction As a hobby, I enjoy writing science fiction graphic novels. I create original plots and use many photographic images and paintings to produce illustrations. This love for science fiction, graphic novels, and history lead me to create a graphic novel in which the 4th president of the United States, …
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James Madison – UFO’s over Montpelier

President James Madison – There’s UFOs over Montpelier “Everybody’s flying and never touch the sky There’s UFO’s over New York and I ain’t too surprised Nobody told me there’d be days like these” – John Lennon Well, maybe not over New York Mr. Lennon but certainly aliens are visiting Montpelier, the plantation home of James …
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Playing with Thomas Jefferson – The Battle between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

President Thomas Jefferson in Science Fiction – The battle between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison Everyone knows the five essential elements of a story are: characters,  setting,  plot,  conflict, and resolution. Well, today’s post is about one of the many “conflict” parts of my graphic novel. This is part II of Playing with James Madison …
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An Intimate Tour of Montpelier with James and Dolley Madison

Home >> Intimate History Tours >> An Intimate Tour of Montpelier with James and Dolley Madison The Tour of Montpelier with James and Dolley Madison Intro…. December 2018, my friend Dave and I visited Montpelier, the plantation home of James Madison in Orange County, Virginia. The trip was enjoyable, but at that time Montpelier allowed …
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Dolley and James Madison – An Unlikely Love Story that Saved America

Home >> Intimate History Tours >> Dolley and James Madison – An Unlikely Love Story that Saved America James Madison fought for religious liberty. Dolley Madison fought for political civility.  Both fought for each other See some of my James and Dolley Madison image compositions in the latest video trailer, Dolley and James Madison – …
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Colorizing History – Bringing Black and White Photographs Back to Life!

“Photoshopping” The Past A gallery of black and white photographs I colorized using “my favorite” imaging software, Adobe Photoshop. See a few famous as well as not so famous faces. See also my colorization of life masks and de-aging using action figure heads.

What Did The Founding Fathers Look Like? – James Madison

Home >> Life Mask Facial Reconstructions of History >> What Did The Founding Fathers Look Like? – James Madison The Real James Madison With so many variations among paintings, one wonders just what did the Founding Fathers of the United States really look like. When creating my graphic novel about founding father and 4th president …
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James Madison Becomes A Second Amendment Meme

James Madison Becomes a Second Amendment Right to Bear Arms Meme Using some of the characters I’ve created with Photoshop, I have created a Second Amendment meme that has been used on social media.  Feel free to use this for non-commercial use regardless of your political bent.

Visiting the Presidents – America’s Founding Fathers

The Founding Presidents of the United States of America….In Wax I recently visited Madame Tussauds wax museum in Washington, DC. I got the chance to scratch off another bucket list item. I love history, and I especially love the presidents.  An early recollection from childhood was looking through a set of my mother’s encyclopedias and …
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