Friday, April 27, 2012

Stitched Portraits: Ulysses S. Grant

Yesterday marked the birthdate of President Grant exactly 190 years ago and I was happy to draw him.

This is actually the second portrait of Ulysses S. Grant that I have ever made. The first I completed as a sophomore in High School, painting him with acrylics on a rather large canvas and giving it to Mr. Graham, the American History teacher. Due to this, Mr. Graham gave me an exemption from the final exam - and an automatic A.

Sometimes it pays to have artistic skills.

Classic Grant:

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