(No, I haven't seen Lincoln yet.) But I have seen a lot of the photos of Abraham Lincoln popping up online here and there and he certainly does have a fascinating face.
I am working on a larger portrait of him from an Alexander Gardner photograph, and these are some of my preparatory studies (I got carried away with the one on the right). I was trying to find out which ink and pen nib I wanted to use. I very much like the combination of pen & ink and ink wash on toned paper with gouache highlights.
pen and ink & ink wash with brush on Canson Mi-Teintes paper with gouache highlights
I saw this tugboat in the harbor at South Haven and started a pencil sketch en plein air last August. A month ago I decided to look at the reference photo I took and finish this in (mostly) watercolors.
I took some random photos of the crowd across the street from us at our last 4th of July parade (a very hot day). I was hoping I'd capture some interesting faces to paint or draw. Trying here to improve my oil painting/color skills, as well as apply some things learned in my anatomy class.
I drew while waiting for Henry at Cub Scouts tonight.
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736-1783) created very unique "character heads" a collection of busts with extreme facial expressions. Some at Wikimedia Commons.
Also, here's a documentary that can be watched online.
Derwent water soluble colored pencil (Oak) & waterbrush in Moleskine watercolor sketchbook