Where Giants Sleeps

©Julien Alday

©Julien Alday

Hi gang !

A four hours drive through the French country ends in a very particular place where I met this big fellah, a giant statue from medieval time dispatched all over the fields. Trust me, it’s huge ! So here’s some preliminary shots I did, for your inspiration. ;)

Julien.

About Julien Alday

Free-lance illustrator and Lapin.

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  1. Spamboy says:

    Very interesting. Where in France is it?

  2. Vulcan says:

    Awesome! Shoulda put something there for scale.

  3. marmotte says:

    Great photos yes ; and same question : where is it ? I think I’ve already seen it before ! Somewhere near Poitiers perhaps…

  4. Jack says:

    Man, someone should capture that thing with a full frame camera, an 8×10 or something. That thing is incredible. I’m sure some pro’s have captured it on film before. Really remarkable IMO.

    Please tell me where it is.

  5. devin platts says:

    awesome.

    next time you should take me with you.

  6. michele says:

    Can’t believe the details in his face held up so well -he’s great……please tell us what town is closest to him.

  7. marmotte says:

    I’ve just found it again, at the Abbaye de Maillezais ; it’s a really nice place.

    http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbaye_de_Maillezais

    And some pics on Flickr > http://flickr.com/photos/14116140@N00/2536932640

  8. marmotte says:

    I’ve just found it again, it’s at the Abbaye de Maillezais ; it’s a really nice place.

    http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbaye_de_Maillezais

    And some pics on Flickr > http://flickr.com/photos/14116140@N00/2536932640

  9. Julien Alday says:

    Allright, allright ! I will tell you everything.
    It’s an abbey named “Maillezais” you can found in south of “Vendée”. Roughly take the A83 Highway, in direction to Niort, and you will find it. ;)

    @ Marmotte: Vous ici ? Je n’ai pas de mots pour décrire tout le bien que je pense de votre travail. Vous êtes formidable. :)

  10. Simon Fellah says:

    You gotta teach me how to take photos, bro! Lovely work!

  11. marmotte says:

    Julien > haaaa mais tu es sur café salé aussi ! :D.. Je calcule 3ans plus tard…

    j’ai essayé de poster ce matin un lien sur cette Abbaye mais sans succes. Cet endroit m’était effectivement familier, j’y suis passée l’année derniere :)

    J’en profite pour te dire ce que je pense de ton travail : très interessant pour son homogeneité graphique et l’univers, de belles matières sans trop de chichi, dosées comme il faut ; mais j’aimerais en voir plus ^^.
    Je t’ai découvert il y a quelques mois sur cfsl je crois, peut etre à tes premiers posts.
    Je vois que tu as un blog, bah je vais suivre ça ! :]

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