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Monday, April 21, 2014

Andres Amador: Local Artist Puts Your Kid's Sandcastle to Shame at Ocean Beach

Posted By on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 4:13 PM

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Local artist Andres Amador descended upon Ocean Beach this weekend where he awed crowds of onlookers with his latest playa painting.

Using his traditional supplies -- a rake and the sand as his canvas -- Amador was reportedly making this latest piece as part of a documentary. We spotted the amazing images of his artwork today on Check them out:

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From his website:

A gorgeous morning in SF and the largest crowd I have yet had witness me in action. At one point I heard a loud ruckus from above and looked up to see that a jogger and her dog had run through the piece and was being loudly boo'ed. I have long ago stopped stressing about clueless beach goers trampling the canvas. But I must admit it felt vindicating- that others were feeling protective of what I was making.

If you've never seen him in action, here's your chance:

And if you aspire to draw something a little more prestigious than your name in the sand, feel free to attend Amador's next workshop in San Francisco on May 5 where he'll teach you everything from crop circles to sand doodles.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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