Utilising the same hyper-realistic graphical approach for which he is becoming famous, Klingatron has added to his growing menagerie with this Art Pistol collaboration.
The image is designed to work with the environment using a gap in the bricks for the eye slit, and areas of old brickwork amongst the scales. Like a giant crocodile hunting the concrete jungle, the full scale of this animal is only realised from a certain angle, and this wrap around corner effect was the main reason for choosing the cunning beast.
To the south is the Mitchell Library, one of Europe’s largest libraries and centre of Glasgow’s public library system. To the east is Sauchiehall Street, one of Glasgow’s most famous thoroughfares, boasting a wide variety of retail, entertainment and cultural destinations.