Horne inspired Chatham artists Jonathan Davis, Joe Kenlan and Forrest Greenslade to transform the formidable wall of rocks into an imposing dragon for kids to enjoy.
Stone mason Joe Kenlan drilled holes into the large very hard rock, and fastened the "lower jaw" to the rock with bolts.
Greenslade then began creating the armature from hardware cloth and chicken wire. He incorporated a red tongue that he had fabricated from sheet steel.
website.They plastered it over the the wire armiture. Horne added spines, using slate tiles rescued from on old building.
They inserted class eyeballs that had been created by glass artist Jonathan Davis.
And voila -- Pittsboro's ferocious but friendly dragon.