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Using rakes and, occasionally, a few helpers, San Franciscan artist Andreas Amador heads out to beaches at full moon (when his canvas is at its largest) to create incredible geometric and organic works of sand art which barely last long enough for him to take photographs. Sez he:

As the tide returns and the design dissolves, the beach returning to its unmarked state, I am given the opportunity to contemplate impermanence, to recognize that all things no matter how great or how large will pass.



(The third pic down incorporates one of many marriage proposals to which Amador has added a sandy sparkle)