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Thursday, April 30, 2009

sand bottle art - Andrew Clemens

Enjoy these sand-sational sand bottle art created by the late Andrew Clemens.

Andrew Clemens was born in Dubuque,Iowa, but sources differ on his year of birth, at least one source asserted his date of birth as January 25, 1852; other sources cited 1857 as his year of birth.
Clemens later lived in the McGregor, Iowa area and at a young age he was stricken with illness and rendered deaf.
At the age of 13 Clemens was entered into the State School for the Deaf and Dumb in Council Bluffs, Iowa.




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9 comments:

Buckeroomama said...

These are amazing! Thanks for sharing.

Carey-Life in the Carpool Lane said...

Incredible. How could he be that detailed, that precise?

How horrible (by today's standards) that his school was for the deaf and dumb...

Mommyof2girlz said...

Wow that is spectacular!

I am Harriet said...

Where do you find this stuff????
Oh..btw...I think you're my 95th comment for the day. It's really hard to count them all. :)

Kelly @ Wisdom Begun said...

Wow, those are absolutely incredible. That is awesome.

Susieqtpie said...

Those are wild!!!

Lin said...

It always amazes me the mediums in which some people choose to work their art. This is incredible. Makes me want to shake them. ;0

beccad said...

Thanks for the award now I've given you one.

Screamin' Mama said...

I don't believe it! I can't even imagine how he could do that. Amazing.

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