Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Giraffic Park

wind farm animals
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One of the problem with wind farms is that they are quite ugly, but not any more with the introduction of the Giraffic Park Wind Generation Company.

Now instead of a forest of sterile concrete posts you can choose to have a heard of oversized giraffes reaching into the wind with their necks outstretched.

Other long necked creatures under development.

xenzag, Jul 26 2010

Giraffic Park https://sodabred.tu...s-a-half-baked-idea
[xenzag, Jul 26 2010, last modified Feb 16 2018]

BA609 http://www.flugzeug...a609_aldobidini.jpg
wings swing and big props used for vto [xenzag, Jul 26 2010]


       Superb! [+]
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 26 2010

       The illustration is particularly good. Are you a trained giraffic artist, or did you base this on a photogiraffe?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 26 2010

       Thanks. Scanned from a scribble in my note-book, then a half hour of photoshop to clean it up a bit. Original based on two of the many examples on google images as reference.
xenzag, Jul 26 2010


       Trumpeting elephants? Giant spitting cobras? What about a field of Tupolev Tu-95's on a stick?
shudderprose, Jul 26 2010

       For good measure, and to add a surrealist touch, could we have a few 1940's desk fans, with enormous cast-iron bases, gold lettering, ultra-wide blades and big wire cage? We could then tell tourists that yes, it's windy because of the big fans.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 26 2010

       [Max] Those are probably already done by Bruce McCall .... one of favourite artists. [Shudderprose] I already made a model of a BA609 on a pylon some time ago. If you don't know this aircraft see link.
xenzag, Jul 26 2010

       //lready done by Bruce McCall //   

MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 26 2010

       He has some books out.... very clever, funny and really nice technique.
xenzag, Jul 27 2010

       See first link..... I'm going to gradually restore all of the illustrations I had posted, before Google abandoned Picassa.... grrrrr something's wrong. I need a geek..... fixed (for now)
xenzag, Feb 16 2018


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