The patterns in the sand

We continue heading "post from the past": Someone is building castles in the sand, and Jim Denevan likes to draw on it unprecedented patterns, and, with mathematical precision. So that's where the strange crop circles ... :)

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1. Jim Denevanu 44 years. He's a surfer, an artist in the sand and chef-taught.

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2. When his father died, Jim was five years old. But when his mother became ill with Alzheimer's disease, he first came to the beach to "forget».

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3. He began to draw patterns in the sand with sticks, found in the same place.

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4. As a result, his paintings turned into real masterpieces, and sticks have been replaced with a rake.

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5. Jim draws mainly on the beaches, but recently he started to draw and in the deserts.

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6. "On the beach I do not have a lot of time in the desert - he says. - Because the ocean very quickly washes away all ».

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7. "In addition, the beach is not much room. The pictures that I want to paint, do not fit in this area of ​​land ».

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8. "At first I was drawing basic shapes - animals, birds, waves and the like. Now my paintings became more geometric in nature ».

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9. Jim painted his first masterpiece in 1995.

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10. When asked what prompted him to do this seriously, he replied: "Probably curiosity».

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11. "I did dance, and I love everything about space, though, I think this is a common condition for many creative people».

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12. "With the help of these figures, I tried to run away from problems. They reassured me, though this is not an easy job. I was not one kilometer ».

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13. When asked how he manages to draw such a perfect circle, Jim says it's a matter of practice, "I drew a thousand laps of their lives. In the desert, I once drew a circle with diameter of 6 km ».

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14. "I think that in this case everything is important: the surface of the sea, the mountains, the climate - all».

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15. "Through his drawings, I'm trying to find a balance between freedom of choice and the rules." On a personal website Jim, you can take photos and use as a desktop wallpaper.

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Source: bigpicture.ru

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