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What Did Joseph Smith Really Look Like? Artist Uses Unique Process to Reveal a Likely Portrait

What did Joseph Smith really look like? One LDS artist may have found the answer.

For more than 150 years, artists have tried to portray what the founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith, really looked like.

One Latter-day Saint artist believes he may have found the answer.

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Image from KUTV.

Digital artist Chad Winks used Smith's death mask to capture what he believes is an accurate image of the LDS prophet.

Using Smith's death mask to paint his portrait is not unusual. But Winks used the mask as a foundation and digitally pealed away the molding and turned it into flesh.

Lead image from lds.org.
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