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FEARLESS Inspiration :: Simon Beck

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I promised you yesterday that I’d introduce you to the work of an amazing mandala Artist.  His name is Simon Beck and he creates these huge mandalas in SNOW!!!  They are absolutely gorgeous and HUGE!!
In the video above you can see photos of many of his works–and in the video below it shows how he creates these magnificent pieces simply by walking!

According to his Facebook information page here is how he does it:

Most of this activity takes place in the ski resort of Les Arcs, where I own an apartment and spend most of the winter.

On average they take about 10 hours to really do it properly, some are a little unfinished, if my feet get cold or hurt too much.

The setting out is done using handheld orienteering compass and distance determination using pace counting or measuring tape. Curves are either judged or arcs of circle using a clothes line attached to an anchor at the centre.

Designs are chosen from the world of geometry or “crop circles”. Some are named eg Mandelbrot set, Koch curve, Sierpinski triangle are 3 of my favorites.

I have never damaged the ice on the lakes I use AFAIK, when the ice starts melting you seem to get a layer of snow on top of a layer of watery mush on top of the main layer of ice. I often test the ice by jumping on it wearing ski boots and trying to break it (in known shallow areas!) but have not yet succeeded in damaging it other than by dropping a heavy pointed rock.

Inevitably there is a lot of comparison with crop circles. I have never been involved in the creation of crop circles, nor do I condone this sort of activity without permission of the owner. I would like to do some farm art WITH permission.

The setting out is done using handheld orienteering compass and distance determination using pace counting or measuring tape. Curves are either judged or arcs of circle using a clothes line attached to an anchor at the centre.

FEARLESS & Fabulous!!!

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