As fun as it is to make custom minifigs there is something satisfying about making a character from real LEGO pieces. I have been buying little bits off www.bricklink.com for the last few weeks in an attempt to re create the Pirates of the Caribbean crew using real LEGO heads, bodies and hats.
About this creation
Vist www.bricklink.com for LEGO pieces and parts
Visit http://potccostumes.webs.com/jacksparrow.jpg for Barbossa reference photo