This is a demo to see what it would look like if we converted the following photo of the actor George Clooney to wood, as a Dowel Art artwork.
It was created with a 3D application. The artwork would contain 31785 dowels. Since it is a manual process it would take about 36 man-hours to pin the wooden dowels on the base plates.
1. The original photo:
2. Converted to the Dowel Art palette (grayscale version):
3. The final artwork would look like this:
Dowel Art® type: DL33