And Then It Washes Away: Sand Drawings by Tony Plant

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The key here is patience and not getting too attached to your artwork. UK-based Tony Plant will spend hours on a beach, raking and creating stunning drawings when seen from above, but the key is that these can only last so long. Temporary, fleeting moments of artistic expression can sometimes be the best.

500 Santa Clauses Made of Sand by Sudarsan Pattnaik

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 31, 2012
Well, we missed this last week, but Santa can be celebrated all year round. A sand sculpture artist, Sudarsan Pattnaik, took a long bit of time to create over 500 Santas from sand in Puri, India with 30 of his students from his Sudarsan Sand Art Institute. If you are this good, you have your own Sand Art Institute.

Fiesa International Sand Sculpture Festival in Portugal

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
Every year the Fiesa International Sand Sculpture Festival takes place in Pêra, Algarve, Portugal bringing together the most talented sculptures from around the world to build a city-like installation. Using thirty-five thousand tons of sand to build with, the theme is ever changing ranging from Hollywood, discoveries, living world, and animal kingdom.

Sand Sculptures @ Tottori Dunes, Japan

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 12, 2012
Focusing on the theme of “Great Britain” in preparations for the London Olympic Games, a team of talented artists created a massive sand sculpture exhibition at the Sand Museum located in the Tottori Dunes of Japan. Many of the sculptures represent themes such as Shakespeare and Sir Isaac Newton, English pubs, London taxis, and Big Ben and Westminster.

Sand Sculptures Exhibition at Tottori Dune

Street Art // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Focusing on the theme of “Great Britain” in preparations for the London Olympic Games, a team of talented artists created a massive sand sculpture exhibition at the Sand Museum located in the Tottori Dunes of Japan.  Many of the sculptures represent themes such as Shakespeare and Sir Isaac Newton, English pubs, London taxis, and Big Ben and Westminster.

Sand Sculptures by Carl Jara

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
There are sand castles contests that produce amazing work, but these pieces by Carl Jara are double-take worthy. The Cleveland, Ohio-based artist says that he sculpts things would never expect to see at a sand castle competition. Well that makes a lot of sense after looking at these pieces.

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