Novel: Woodcutter's Revival - WileyStudio

"Woodcutter's Revival" is an unusual book - hats off to Jerry. Doc's illustrations can be best understood while reading the text. Doc's Illustrations are known for accuracy, detail, symbolism, variety, and sometimes unusual subject matter combinations and perspective. Readers and viewers have appreciated Jerry and Doc's work, and have noted how close author-illustrator friendship drove inspiration and added punch to a great story line. Buy the book and absorb the message and illustrations. Like Jerry's and Doc's lives - it will be an adventure. The book can be purchased at  Woodcutter's Revival and Amazon


Ch8: Thanksgiving

The resolution of the public domain photo Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Rider portrait was poor - so accurate details were added to “make T.R. come alive”, and the font style for “Remember The Maine” was generic to newspaper headlines of the time.

Not content with showing the Maine in either it’s intact glory or exploded view alone; both were illustrated - sunken Maine in front of seagoing Maine. The Maine mast resides at the memorial in Arlington Cemetery.

If you look close you can see words on the side plate of the Navy-Issue .38 caliber revolver T.R. carried up San Juan. They read “From the sunken battle ship Maine” - drawn exactly as the words appear on the actual weapon. The hammer is cocked back - befitting T.R.‘s Legend.

T.R.s revolver has it’s own deeper history too; sunk on the Maine, retrieved by divers from the ship's then underwater arsenal, lost by T.R. then found, then stolen three times and retrieved by the F.B.I. Finally at rest, it now resides in the National Firearms Museum in Manassas, Virginia.

Time Of Execution: 36 Hours
Technique / Media: Etched Rendered Graphite
Size: 7.5" x 10"

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