3rd place by danapommet ()
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Still at the Hampton Beach 15th annual Sand Sculpture competition. The title of this sculpture is Role Play and the judges awarded Carl D Jara 3rd place for this sculpture. Carl is from the state of Ohio, in the U.S. He has been sand sculpting for 22 years and has won 1st place five times at Hampton Beach in the past 14 years. He is the exhibits Creator for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Talk about a split personality. Zooms works
Sun, wind, rain and gravity are the sculptures enemy. The sun evaporates the water in the sand and the wind blows away the dry sand. A wind screen is sprayed on the completed sculpture (a mixture of school glue and water is a common method). The sculptors can be seen spraying their work with water during the sculpturing process but heavy rain can pit the finished sculpture. The competition is a timed event, 8 hours a day for 3 days. Info from an unidentified Hampton Beach Sandman. Tagged for potential nudity.
Thanks for stopping by, taking a look and for all your previous favs and comments.
They are very much appreciated.
Image Comments (26)
Richardphotos () 12:04AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
statues/sculptures are not considered nudity. their imagination simply blows me away. superb capture
SunriseGirl () 1:30AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
Just making something from sand that does not fall over amazes me, but these artists really go over the top. Very impressive
eekdog () 1:46AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
they keep getting better and better, Dana. love how you provide all tis info with the great capture.. amazing the split between both man and woman holding the child.. best lg..
Faemike55 () 4:40AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
if this just got third place then the next ones have got to be beyond imagination Wonderful capture and explanation
bmac62 () 5:48AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
The sculptures in this series are amazing...and we haven't seen 2nd and 1st place yet! Thanks for these pics dana. Fascinating.
durleybeachbum () 5:57AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
This one is especially clever. I'm so enjoying this series.
jayfar () 6:06AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
That is very clever indeed and took me a second to see it as it is. Excellent shot Dana.
Jean_C () Online Now! 6:33AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
A very lovely idea and great sand creation! Excellent capture, Dana!
mtdana () 6:34AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
The judges must have a difficult time - every one has been excellent!!!
Katraz () 7:03AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
Very clever but the gap down the middle had a strange effect on my eyes till I got used to It.
Leije () 8:18AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
This wonderful statue should deserve to be made in stone or marble ! Thank you, Dana, for sharing this superb photo and for the infos !
jendellas () 11:50AM | Thu, 30 July 2015
Excellent, great imagination. Looking forward to the next one. Xxxx
sossy () 12:59PM | Thu, 30 July 2015
again a fantastic capture of a special artwork! this sculpture I don't like as much as the other both but the idea is outstanding and very creative! thanks for the interesting informations! ;o)
CavalierLady () 2:51PM | Thu, 30 July 2015
Oh, that is soooo cool and Incredibly creative! Love it! Great shot, Dana!
RodS () 2:12AM | Sat, 01 August 2015
These sculptures just blow my mind! I'm particularly amazed by the absolutely straight vertical division - so precise. Amazing photo, Dana!
MarciaGomes () 10:36PM | Sat, 01 August 2015
Espetacular foto meu amigo, maravilhosa e criativa escultura ,amo o baby,todos os detalhes são notáveis.++++++++++++5
jocko500 () 2:06AM | Sun, 02 August 2015
wow this is good. if i make a sand castle like I did when i was young i be doing good
wysiwig () 4:45AM | Mon, 03 August 2015
This is beyond cool. What I see in this is the fact that each of us is made of two equal parts from our father and mother.
blondeblurr () 3:51AM | Tue, 04 August 2015
Mark couldn't have said it any better - an absolutely talented artist and much more ... thanks for # 3 Dana, BB