American Historical Figures

American Historical Figures

Robert E Lee

General Robert E. Lee
General Robert E.Lee was the son of revolutionary war hero ‘Light Horse Harry’. Lee served with distinction during the Mexican war 1846-1848 and was wounded at Chapuletepec. After that he become superintendent of west point, he received a Brigadier Generals commission 14th of June 1861.He was named General in Chief of the army’s of the confederate states on the 23 January 1865, but to late to effect the overall direction of the war, Lee suffered a heart attack during the Antietam Campaign and was never wholly well again. Lee was regarded with adoration his men and respect by his opponents and myself.After the civil war he become president of Washington college until his heart gave out in 1870 out of all the commanders of the American civil war Robert E. Lee was unique and a figure well loved even today.
 

PAWNEE
PAWNEE
 PAWNEE
 American Indian Mixtec Jaguar Warrior

Mixtec Jaguar Warrior
this warrior wears a helmet which was carved of wood covered with jaguar skin and surmounted with a cluster of quetzal feather plumes set in a gold mounting. his body painted black and necklace  made out of turqoise and gold beads the gold plate providing some protection in hand -to- hand combat
 

CROW
CROW
 CROW
 

Flaming Rainbow Sioux
 i made up the name for this  mother and child as i did not want to offend anyone past and present .  wearing a trade blanket her skin dress is decorated with elk teeth and other trade goods like brass tacks around the top gold cross and sea shell earings her pony tails are wraped in otter skin drops .with two eagle feathers worn at the back of the head
 American Indian Blood Warrior Blackfoot

Blood Warrior Blackfoot
 the blood warrior I shall start at the top  with the buffalo horns sat in to the ermine headdress with the birds head in the front  with the colourer skin and brass studs  and small feathers either side of the head  a trailer at the back of the head with fourteen big eagles feathers in going down the back in a strait line each feather has an ermine tuft and a horsehair strands out of that  .the choker around the neck is of bone and beads with a shell centre .shell , bone and beads necklace with the same droplets from headdress  .bear and bead necklace  shirt skin with beaded sun  circle and shoulder’s
 American Indian - Collection of Indian Busts

Collection of Indian Busts
these bust I have enjoyed making and painting the most  out of all the figures I have completed   if anyone is looking to make Indian figures  or paint them  I recommend the mystic warriors of the plains by  Thomas e.mails  the culture, arts,crafts and religion of the plains Indians profusely illustrated  and some great artists to  dan horse chief , james bama, howard terpning to name just a few
 

MANDAN
MANDAN
 MANDAN
 

CHEYENNE DOG SOLDIER
CHEYENNE DOG SOLDIER
 CHEYENNE DOG SOLDIER
 

 NORTHERN CHEYENNE WOLF SCOUT
NORTHERN CHEYENNE WOLF SCOUT
  NORTHERN CHEYENNE WOLF SCOUT