Artist Andres Amador knows how to use a rake unlike any other, and his incredible sand paintings prove it. Utilizing a beach as his real-life canvas, and rakes as his brushes, the artist creates massive, eye-catching murals featuring geometric and floral patterns. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Amador says, “My work metaphorically explores the fundamental ways that humans experience reality through patterns: patterns of energy, patterns of light, patterns of form. Patterns take on tremendous significance- culturally through the use of symbols that denote advanced concepts, materially through the application of pattern awareness (as in architecture), and personally/emotionally through the perception of patterns of life and within one’s own life.”

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