Geometric Sand Castles by Calvin Seibert
Artist Calvin Seibert creates incredibly precise geometric sculptures out of sand.
“Building ‘sandcastles’ is a bit of a test. Nature will always be against you and time is always running out. Having to think fast and to bring it all together in the end is what I like about it.
I rarely start with a plan, just a vague notion of trying to do something different each time. Once I begin building and forms take shape I can start to see where things are going and either follow that road or attempt to contradict it with something unexpected.
In my mind they are always mash-ups of influences and ideas. I see a castle, a fishing village, a modernist sculpture, a stage set for the oscars all at once.
When they are successful they don’t feel contained or finished. They become organic machines that might grow and expand. I am always adding just one more bit and if time allowed I wouldn’t stop.”
– Calvin Seibert
If you like these you should check out Carl Jara’s amazing sand sculptures on the link below:Art Posted on February 8, 2013