Wacht Am Rhein
Diorama
This project was a massive undertaking that consumed just over 1000 hours over the course of a year. It consists of 7 vehicles, 80 figures, hundreds of props, and required assemblage and painting of tens of thousands of individual pieces. I designed the table in CAD and built it with my cousin over the course of a day. Plaster and resin with oregano leaves created the base.
I know hundreds of veterans who build models but don't consider it creative, let alone an art. I featured this piece in my Senior Exhibition and it now is in the permanent collection of the 3rd Infantry Division Museum at Fort Stewart.