Amazing Sand Paintings You Won't Believe

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You know what people say, ‘it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey,’ and this phrase rings true for art as well. Tim Bengel is the sand artist behind these impressive images however, people can’t decipher what’s more amazing: the process or the final results.

The German artists’ magnificent technique requires using sand to draw complex designs on a canvas with a sticky surface. A very slow drying adhesive gets the sand to stick.

Some drawings take Bengel weeks to design as he meticulously places grains of black and gold sand onto the sticky canvas while filling the blank spaces with white sand.

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