about Blacknoses and Three-Legs

suddenly the deer turned towards me. I was stunned at this sight: majestic, calm and powerful. I have to express this in my carvings. But how can I do it. My wooden animals don’t allow too much expansion in depth, Yes, they are thick and three dimensional – but not to this extent. Of course it would be possible to carve a naturalistic deer in wood, but I want it to be simple and reduced (not only in order to save time, though this is a cause as well) So I developed these new animals : three-legs and black-noses. Now it is possible to meet and encounter the animals in full face. It is somethin new for me and that is, why I want to show it here: