The Giraffe Head Piece is designed as a top hat style mask that sits on the actors head like a hat leaving the face exposed. This mask was designed for a Detroit based arts organization for a n evening of songs and scenes from the Lion King. The student playing this mask was extraordinary.
The Giraffe, an animal native to the African Continent is one of the most extraordinary creature in the planet. Its long neck and graceful movement inspire wonder and amazement in those that encounter this majestic animal.
This animal mask depicts a species that lives and moves in groups often segregated according to the animals sex. The Giraffe does form some long term social bonds but is a free spirit that lives in the world as an individual that stands above the rest.