18 Sep '12, 9am

Man Creates Colossal Snow Artworks With His Feet (Photos)

Man Creates Colossal Snow Artworks With His Feet (Photos)

Incredible art doesn't always come on canvases; oftentimes a simple idea can be made extraordinary with what is at hand. In the case of British artist Simon Beck, what is at hand are his feet, which he uses to create marvelous patterned works in snow fields that can measure up to the size of six football fields. © Simon Beck The 54-year-old Beck creates works of art in snow and on frozen lakes around Les Arcs, a ski resort in the French Alps, using an orienteering compass, measuring tape and a pair of snowshoes. Though they look somewhat like wintry crop circles, according to Oddity Central Beck's inspiration comes from the raked sand gardens of Kyoto temples: "It just seemed a natural thing to do," Beck says about his first ever snow print. He didn’t have snow shoes on, but walking in the snow he created a five-point star. After it was covered with snow, he made a bigger ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/simon-beck-snow-artwork...

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