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9,000 Fallen Soldier Sand Drawings Commemorate Those Who Died On D-Day Beach

By • Sep 26th, 2013 • Category: Art, History, Installation, Latest Posts

British artists Andy Moss and Jamie Wardley, representing the Sand In Your Eye sand and ice sculpture gallery, created an unforgettable and thought-provoking work, entitled The Fallen 9000, to commemorate International Peace Day (Sept. 21st). Together with a group of volunteers, the artists covered the D-Day landing beach in Arromanche, France with the silhouettes of 9000 fallen soldiers.

Tractor Creates Amazing Sand Art on the Beach

By • Aug 8th, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Do you remember the amazing sand drawings by Andres Amador and Jim Denevan? This time, instead of using rakes or driftwood, Swedish artist Gunilla Klingberg decided to take it to the next level by using a tractor. Gunilla attached a special star pattern made of tyre threads to a metal cylinder of the tractor that cleans Laga beach in Spain. Following the lunar and tidal calendar, the pattern is remade again and again at all possible days at low tide.

Stunning Sand Drawings by Andres Amador

By • Mar 21st, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

San Francisco-area based landscape artist Andres Amador creates amazing large-scale sand paintings on beaches using only a rake and some help from volunteers. We’ve already featured some Sand Drawings by Jim Denevan and Snow Paintings by Sonja Hinrichsen before, but it still amazes me how many hours are spent creating something so large yet impermanent as these beach drawings.

Amazing Sand Drawings on California Beaches

By • Jul 20th, 2011 • Category: Art, Featured, Latest Posts

A surfer, and a self-taught chef Jim Denevan creates breathtaking geometric sand sculptures freehand with a length of driftwood during the period of low tide. Over the past 17 years Jim has composed hundreds of unique sand drawings at beach locations in California and around the world, however you can only see them in pictures as they last only as long as the next high tide.