Category Archives: Sand Sculptures

Sand Sculptures 2021

After missing last year, my friend Tim and I spent two days at the beach near my home in southern New Jersey, and continued our long tradition of sand sculptures. They were smaller and somewhat less inspired than in the past. As Tim said, “Our best ones are behind us.” I thought I would document them here all the same. This is Tim’s creation imitating some of the ideas of master sand sculptor Calvin Seibert, a favorite of ours.

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Sand Sculptures 2019

My friend Tim and his son Gabe were here the last three days for our annual beach visits and sand sculpting adventures. (You can find previous ones under the “Sand Sculpture” topic in the right menu of this blog.)

Tim was emulating the work of sand sculpture wizard Calvin Siebert on Saturday with this block structure. My tower, behind it, is nothing much, and was damaged by a wayward flying umbrella, so is hardly worth focusing on.

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Sand Sculpting with Tim, 2018

All images © Todd Klein.

My friend Tim is visiting for a few days, and that means it’s sand sculpture time! You can see many of our past efforts at the Sand Sculpture category on the right column of this blog. We were at the beach Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and each did a sculpture each day. Above is my pyramid, with Tim’s rather indescribable piece in the background. Most of our sculptures the last few years have been inspired by the incredible ones of Calvin Seibert, examples HERE. 

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Sand Sculpting with Tim, 2017

My friend Tim (since 4th grade!) was here this weekend, and as we like to do, we spent much of the weekend doing sand sculptures at the beach. In 2015, Tim discovered the work of sand sculpture wizard Calvin Seibert, go to the link to see his amazing work, and since then Tim has been trying to emulate Calvin’s methods and concepts. This year on Saturday he did quite well with that, as seen above. The hemisphere was made with the help of a special tool called a Willy Sphere, with different sizes that make different size globes of sand. The rest is all Tim’s hard work, patience and skill. Continue reading

At the Beach with Tim and Gabe

SlabsMy friend Tim and his son Gabe were with us this weekend for fun at the beach, including sand sculpture as usual. Tim always has a plan, and for the second year in a row we were taking inspiration from the abstract sand sculptures of Calvin Seibert, though we are on a far lower level of craft than he  is. It’s fun to try to duplicate at least a few of his ideas, though. Above is a sculpture block that appears to be surrounded by free-standing slabs, though it’s all one piece. Teletubby for scale. Continue reading