Tag: sand

Nov 18, 2013

The Most Amazing Sand Sculptures You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Sand Sculptures You Will See Today

Carl Jara aka Grain Damaged is an award-winning, professional sand sculptor from Cleveland, Ohio. Jara says he has known since high-school that he wanted to be an artist. After studying Illustration and Graphic Design at the Myers School of Art, Jara realized he did not want to become an illustrator or graphic designer and…

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Sep 30, 2013

Volunteers Etch 9000 Figures onto Normandy Beach in D-Day Memorial

Volunteers Etch 9000 Figures onto Normandy Beach in D-Day Memorial

To mark Peace Day on September 21 2013, Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss, two artists from Bradford, England, set out with hundreds of volunteers to commemorate the 9000 civilians, Allies and German forces lost on D-Day, June 6 1944. The Fallen project took place at Arromanches, a French tourist town that lies along the…

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Jul 28, 2013

The Infinity Sand Sculpture by Carl Jara

The Infinity Sand Sculpture by Carl Jara

Carl Jara is an artist and sand sculptor from Cleveland, Ohio. Carl holds nine World Championship medals in sand sculpting and dozens more from various contests and competitions. Using only sand and water, Carl is able to create incredible works of non-permanent, large-scale art. Fortunately there is photography to immortalize these astounding sculptures made…

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Nov 27, 2012

Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert

Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert

Using a variety of 3D geometric shapes such as prisms, pyramids, cylinders, spheres and cones; artist Calvin Seibert creates wonderful sand sculptures that are not quite ‘castles’ but much more than just randomly placed building blocks. On Flickr, you can find an entire 66-picture gallery of Calvin’s artwork which have all been washed away…

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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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