1:144 scale Noah's
Custom, hand-carved then hand painted
from wood, these incredibly tiny animals are wonderfully detailed.
The Ark is also carved from wood and the diorama is hand
Following, are in progress
photos, shown with an American penny:
These are the beginning steps
to carving the animals. First they are designed and drawn to scale.
Then the pattern is drawn on the blocks of wood. Then the carving
Above left, some animals yet
unpainted. Above right, the stages to carving the
Creating the diorama. With the
background photo in place, I built layers (the mountain) with real
rocks and foam insulation. Then I spackled in between- the "ground".
Following, some close-ups of the animals:
I was very honored to be
selected to be on the cover of the National Woodcarvers Association
"It's lush, it's elaborate...(turn to
page 2)""It's little!