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Flytraits

attract flies and make portraits
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Fly paper is nasty stuff, but it doesn't have to be. Clegg Geuvara is just one variation from a substantial range of image building fly papers collectively known as Flytraits. (where I live the nastiest of biting horse flies are called cleggs)

Here's how it works. Each sheet of paper conceals an image, printed using an almost totally clear version of the horrible fly attracting glue. The type of glue used in Flytraits results in the instant, humane death of these voracious beasties.

As the nasty cleggs land, they gradually build up a graphic picture of a famous portrait. In the case of Clegg Geuvara, the image which gradually builds is the classic graphic of Ché Geuvara.

When complete you can have your own revolutionary poster made entirely from cleggs. (see link)

xenzag, May 02 2012

Clegg Geuvara https://sodabred.tu...aked-idea-by-xenzag
guess how many there are? [xenzag, May 02 2012, last modified May 15 2019]

Because painting in sand is boring... Tibetan_20Ant_20Painting
[RayfordSteele, May 02 2012]

Horse-flies aka clegs https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse-fly
We call them "cleggs" [xenzag, May 15 2019]

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       Paper view, I presume?
4whom, May 02 2012
  

       You could sell this glue to paint mustaches and beards on posters and billboards. I apologize for dragging down the 'high art' aspects of your novel and worthy idea [xenzag]
AusCan531, May 02 2012
  

       Ooh, ooh! It would also make for good pranks on sleeping companions when on camping expeditions.
AusCan531, May 02 2012
  

       You've an evil mind, lAusCan531].
blissmiss, May 02 2012
  

       We could chanel these power's of evil to the good! Correcting Grossers' apostolytes everywhere!
4whom, May 02 2012
  

       Seems a lot simpler than randomly gluing ants down, one at a time...
RayfordSteele, May 02 2012
  

       Inspired. And probably worth millions one day as conceptual art
oscil8, May 05 2012
  

       Transferred illustration. (tumblr link)
xenzag, May 15 2019
  

       Fly paper ought to be banned. You're a fly, you land on the fly paper, and there you stay. Struggling, perhaps tearing off the odd limb or two, waving your remaining limbs helplessly as you slowly starve to death over the course of a couple of days.
MaxwellBuchanan, May 15 2019
  

       I agree. Glue traps for mice are even worse.
xenzag, May 15 2019
  

       Maybe the traps need a euthanasia component? And a sealer occasionally.
wjt, May 17 2019
  

       // You're a fly, you land on the fly paper, and...// This is called starting from a false premise. A common logical mistake. If you were to pay more attention you would realise that I am not actually a fly.
pocmloc, May 19 2019
  

       Yes, well, you would say that, wouldn't you?
MaxwellBuchanan, May 19 2019
  
      
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