26.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: The Kinetic Art Table


Motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro’s “Sisyphus” is an incredible sand drawing machine that creates elaborate patterns using magnets (click here for previous post). While several installations have been set up in countries around the world, Shapiro is now working toward a version people can enjoy in their own homes! See more images and information about this Kickstarter below!

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02.06.16 by Staff

Nine-Foot Tall Sand Sculpture of Elephant Playing Chess with a Mouse


Artists Ray Villafane and Sue Beatrice create an incredibly detailed, life-size sand sculpture of an elephant playing chess with a field mouse. FYI: the elephant’s name is Chessie Trunkston and the mouse is Hershel Higginbottom. See more images below or on display at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavillion in Carefree, Arizona until August!

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22.01.16 by Staff

Epic Geometric Patterns Made in Sand and Snow by Artist Simon Beck


Artist Simon Beck turns a walk on the beach into a work of art with these massive crop circle-inspired creations. Obviously each piece takes a huge amount of pre-planning but physically executing such intricate designs can take a full day trudging (sometimes well into the night). Click below for more incredible images from Beck’s journeys across New Zealand’s shorelines and the Swiss Alps.

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28.01.13 by Jeff

Tony Plant

beach drawing by Tony Plant
All Tony Plant needs is a rake and some sand. Watch below!

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21.07.11 by Jeff

World’s Largest Graffiti

Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan aka “The Rainbow Sheikh” may have just created the world’s largest tag by having his name dug into the sand in Abu Dhabi. While I think it’s really stupid looking I just wanted to point out that it is one letter short of being epic.

Abu Dhabi Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan worlds largest graffiti seen from space

It can actually be seen from space (actual Google Earth image)!

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29.10.10 by Jeff

Nathalie Chikhi

“feminin, masculin”, sculpture by Nathalie Chikhi.

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03.12.08 by Jeff

Jim Denevan

Amazing sand art by Jim Denevan.

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