Tag: beaches

Jun 23, 2012

Giant Fish Sculptures Made from Discarded Plastic Bottles

Giant Fish Sculptures Made from Discarded Plastic Bottles

Photograph by Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters (via hungeree.com) An art installation on Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil shows three gigantic fishes made from discarded plastic bottles. The slogan on a sign beside the installation loosely translates to, “recycle your attitude”. The sculptures were created to raise awareness for the recently completed…

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Mar 25, 2012

The Incredible Beach Art of Andres Amador

The Incredible Beach Art of Andres Amador

Artwork and Photography by Andres Amador @ AndresAmadorArts.com San Francisco native Andres Amador is an artist that specializes in temporary land art on sandy beaches. Armed with several different sized rakes and his imagination, Andres typically spends a few hours on each piece. He first sketches the pattern before doing any work on the…

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Feb 8, 2012

The Colossal Land Art of Jim Denevan [30 pics]

The Colossal Land Art of Jim Denevan [30 pics]

Photograph via JIM DENEVAN @ JIMDENEVAN.COM Artist, surfer, chef; Jim Denevan is a man of many talents. The 50-year-old is best known for his colossal temporary land art, using natural materials to create massive scale drawings on earth, sand and ice. His sculptures are not placed in the landscape, rather, the landscape are the…

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Nov 30, 2011

Picture of the Day: An Illuminated Sandcastle

Picture of the Day: An Illuminated Sandcastle

AN ILLUMINATED SANDCASTLE Photograph via jennylouwho on Reddit Spotted on Reddit (the source of all things Internet), this wonderfully illuminated sandcastle was built on Noosa Main Beach in Queensland, Australia. Unfortunately, the Sifter was unable to track down the actual artist of this terrific sandcastle. If you know, please mention in the…

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Sep 1, 2011

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

GLORIOUS SEA CAVE – ALGARVE, PORTUGAL Photograph via Reddit Apparently this cave is quite near Benagil Beach in Algarve, Portugal. A sea cave, also known as a littoral cave, is a type of cave formed primarily by the wave action of the sea. The primary process involved is erosion. Sea caves are…

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