Artists Transform Beach Sand Into Trippy Optical Illusions

A magical sight, before it all gets washed away.

We’ve seen plenty of extraordinary 3D chalk drawings on sidewalks. Now, a group of artists from New Zealand are taking the concept to the beach.

The imaginative team, led by Jamie Harkins, David Rendu, and Constanza Nightingale. has been turning Mount Maunganui Beach in northern New Zealand into a wonderland of space-warping spectacles. 

Of course, all the hard work disappears when the tide rolls in at the end of the day. But as Harkins told The New Zealand Herald, he kind of likes the transience. 

Here's a look at some of their work -- see more photos on the group's Facebook page

All images via 3DSD on Facebook.  

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