Tag: land art

Nov 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: A Different Kind of Beached Whale

Picture of the Day: A Different Kind of Beached Whale

No not that kind of beached whale (thankfully)! This is artwork of Jamie Harkins, who draws awesome 3D images into the sand.

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Nov 16, 2015

A Snow Dragon Made from Snowshoe Prints

A Snow Dragon Made from Snowshoe Prints

Snowshoe artist Simon Beck completes an awesome ‘snow dragon’ in Yakutsk, Siberia, Russia.

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Sep 28, 2015

The Colossal Earthworks of Stan Herd

The Colossal Earthworks of Stan Herd

From his 160 acre portrait of Chief Satanta in 1981 through 35 earthworks over the last 40 years, Stan Herd is known as the ‘Father of Crop Art’.

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Sep 22, 2015

There’s an Annual Straw Art Festival in Japan and it Looks Awesome

There's an Annual Straw Art Festival in Japan and it Looks Awesome

Since 2008, students at Tokyo’s Musashino Art University have ventured to Kamizeki Lagoon Park in Niigata City, Japan to erect giant sculptures made from straw.

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Jul 20, 2015

If Frank Gehry Made Sand Castles (10 Photos)

If Frank Gehry Made Sand Castles (10 Photos)

Not your traditional ‘castle’ by any stretch. Artworks by Calvin Seibert

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Jan 27, 2015

The Art of Stone Balancing

The Art of Stone Balancing

Artist and photographer Michael Grab (featured previously) first ventured into stone balancing in the summer of 2008 while exploring the beautiful landscape of Boulder Creek, Colorado. Ever since, it has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion and Grab has become quite prolific in the art form. As Grab explains on his…

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Jan 10, 2015

Every Year These Brothers Make a Giant Snow Sculpture on their Front Lawn

Every Year These Brothers Make a Giant Snow Sculpture on their Front Lawn

For the last four years Austin, Connor and Trevor Bartz have worked together to create a giant snow sculpture on the front lawn of their family’s house in New Brighton, Minnesota. This year the three brothers created an impressive 12 foot tall turtle. Previous years have included a shark, walrus and blowfish. It will…

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Dec 3, 2014

Artist Uses Compass, String and Measuring Tape to Create Amazing Snowshoe Art

Artist Uses Compass, String and Measuring Tape to Create Amazing Snowshoe Art

‘Snow artist’ Simon Beck creates the most amazing temporary artworks using just a compass, string, measuring tape and a pair of snowshoes. Beck graduated in Engineering from Oxford University but decided later on to leave his office job in order to become a cartographer. In December 2004 after a day of skiing, he got…

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Nov 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Artwork by Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard | Photograph by Sanding Ovations Seen here is the 2014 Sanding Ovations Master Cup 1st Place Winner and People’s Choice Winner, Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard’s “Love Never Dies” sand sculpture. The 6th annual competition took place from November 19-23, 2014 in the beach town of Treasure Island, Florida. You can…

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Oct 7, 2014

3D Sand Piano Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

3D Sand Piano Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

Sand artist Jamie Harkins (featured previously) is back with a new temporary artwork, a sand piano etched into the beach. The anamorphic land art plays with perspective, elongating lines and distorting the image so it appears 3-dimensional when viewed from a specific angle. For more, check out Jamie’s website and Facebook page. Artwork…

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