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Could this be the coolest idea for a marriage proposal?

By Kal Di Paola on Jan 30 2014

Could this be the coolest idea for a marriage proposal?

Andres Amador is an Earthscape artist from San Francisco, California. What does that mean?

Could this be the coolest idea for a marriage proposal?

Well he uses the beach as a canvas and a rake to create large scale designs. The impermanence of his work makes it all the more inspiring. Created for a moment in time.

Andres has been commissioned to do installations for businesses and individuals and not suprisingly his commissions include a fair number of wedding proposals.

Could this be the coolest idea for a marriage proposal?

Growing up Andres rarely went to the beach but from an early age he had an interest in geometry.

It was in 2004 whilst studying sacred geometry and crop circles in Hawaii that the idea came to him. He'd been describing something to a friend on the beach with a stick when he had the light bulb moment.

Could this be the coolest idea for a marriage proposal?

He has since discovered many amazing beaches in San Fransisco where he now creates his art.

He sees it as painting using his whole body and the rake as the end of the brush.

By using remote controlled aerial camera he is able to plan his designs in advance and keep images of the final results.

Could this be the coolest idea for a marriage proposal?

When the tide is returning he's not always completely done… but he doesn't get attached to the piece… he loves being able to create in such a wonderful environment and see's the impermanence of his art a constant reminder of the reality of mortality.

Could this be the coolest idea for a marriage proposal?

Watch Andres at work in this inspiring video
or follow him on Facebook to get updates on his latest creations.