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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Army Bread: 1863

Army Bread: 1863

Simply a colorized version of a Shorpy photo, titled "Army Bread: 1863," from this website. It is my first attempt at colorization, and additionally I am a new member as well. Original photo | View full size.

Thanks for the tip

Thanks, I didn't catch the shoulder stuff. I see you posted yours as well, and no offense taken. There is more then enough room here for interpretation and enjoyment by all!

You beat me to it.

I was just starting on this one yesterday.

That is really not bad at all for your first piece. One of the only things I could call out on it is that the border and rank on the shoulder boards should be gold. Keep up the good work, you will only get better with more practice. I hope you would not consider it an insult if I upload my own version of this when I get done with it.

 
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