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Art, Others, Sculpture, Showcase12.08.2011

40 awesome sand sculptures

40 awesome sand sculptures

This is summer (for one part of the world at least) and we thought it’s the perfect timing to put online a new theme-based showcase. Below you can find 40 really impressive sand sculptures. The amount of details in these works are outstanding and the size of some sculptures is remarkable. You’ll have to train a lot if you want to do the same! If you know other great sand sculptures, let us a comment!

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Warion (12 August 2011 @ 19:54)

Très très nice, la grande classe !

A voir en vrai, il y a le chateau de Disney à Paris Plage qui est assez sympa ;)

daryl (19 August 2011 @ 02:38)

awesome!

little boots (21 August 2011 @ 02:45)

how many of these are from the xi’an international horticultural expo?

Scott (25 August 2011 @ 08:00)

These Works Of Art Are A True Representation Of Our Life…
Passing Like A Mist But Touching Lives In That Short Moment.

Thank You
Scott

Noni (26 August 2011 @ 20:21)

incredible dexterity…I couldn’t stop watching and wondering “how?!?”…very good stuff! :)

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wayne (30 August 2011 @ 00:18)

incredable artist some of them are so lifelike

Khamal (19 September 2011 @ 18:32)

Vraiment superbe ! Y’a du niveau comparé à nos châteaux de sable :D

Hanneke (28 September 2011 @ 11:22)

Nice to see some of my work is up there :-)
Thanks!

Graham (28 September 2011 @ 16:39)

Fandabydozy makes mr wonder just hpw they were done.
Fo they use wet sand?
Use supports for the upright ones?

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EFitzP (22 March 2012 @ 21:16)

A lot of them are made with wet sand that is put into large rectangular molds and packed down super tight, then they take the sides off and start to carve into the big block. To smooth out the finished product they use a mist of water to wash off any loose grains of sand. There’s an annual sand castle competition near where I live, and they aren’t allowed to use additional supports in the structures. Some of these are seriously mind blowing though, it’s still incredible to imagine how much work went into making them.

Margo Balaski (24 March 2012 @ 05:14)

I enjoyed seeing these. Sarasota, Florida also has a yearly sand structure contest..Come see it sometime.

Fajas (13 June 2012 @ 18:45)

Some of these look very lifelike. Too bad it could get destroyed by the wind. They should cast this or something to preserve it.

Brittany (24 July 2012 @ 01:03)

These are absolutely breathtaking!!

These people have true talent and I could only ever wish to be this talented!

Beautiful work! :)

Jennifer (12 August 2012 @ 19:39)

Very nice.
Some are from the annual sand sculpture festival in the Algarve, Portugal, which has been happening since 2003.
See this year’s offerings at:

http://www.algarve-beach-life.com/fiesa-2012.html

I haven’t managed to see all of them yet, but I’m looking forward to doing so…

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???????? (15 April 2013 @ 19:23)

Very cool
artwork. I do some digital artwork myself.

XincontriAdulti.It (29 July 2013 @ 15:43)

I love it! thanks

Tinter (12 October 2013 @ 08:21)

nice

Sly_Stoned (25 October 2013 @ 14:27)

I can’t make it and I’m not even concerned about that

Steve Winwood (30 October 2013 @ 09:55)

Great creations The creators are extraordinary

Fimark Home-Online (10 December 2013 @ 15:44)

Fascinating and imaginative works of art. I am particularly impressed with the sand castle architecture. This would make an exciting tour for our family reunion groups.

Ron White (23 February 2014 @ 11:34)

Very impressive.

Ballot (27 September 2018 @ 20:03)

FORMIDABLE !!! de véritables chefs-d’oeuvre

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