We’ve all made our own sandcastles at the beach but they were nothing like the masterpieces some of the worlds best can produce. These masters of sand sculpt astounding works of art from nothing more than sand and water. Some of these sand sculptures can takes days to complete using tons of sand. Today we present 40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures that will blow your mind. So put down your plastic bucket and shovel and check out the real deal.
40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures
Detailed Aztec pyramid.
Commission for the Democratic debates featuring Obama’s likeness.
Sculpture of a wizard.
Sultan of sand
Awesome Jack and the Beanstalk sculpture.
A huge sandcastle.
The lion and the mouse.
Hades and his helpers.
Jason and the Argonauts.
Taj Mahal in astounding detail.
Life-like hippo sand sculpture.
This sculpture is full of expression.
The Simpsons on their famous couch.
A very large Buddha made to look as if it were constructed out of bricks.
CarverComunity is a great Flickr group full of sand sculpture pictures.
SandCastleCentral has lots of tips and techniques for sculpting sand.
CuttingEdgeSandCarving forums on all things sand carving.
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