We have all made our own sandcastles at the beach but they were nothing like the masterpieces some of the worlds best can produce.
Andoni Bastarrika is a Sand Artist who transforms wet sand into incredible, three-dimensional works of art. The man sculpts incredibly realistic sand animals. Andoni says that sand fascinates him because no matter how you look at it, it always teaches you things if you are willing to learn.
Check out some of the best creatures the artist has made.
Images source: Andoni Bastarrika