SAND ART :- In
Orissa ,a unique type of art form is developed at Puri . But it spreads all over the world
. To carve a sand sculpture , the raw material is the only clean and fine grained sand
mixed with water . With the help of this type of sand and with the blessings of God
and by the magic of fingures , an artist can carve a beautiful and attractive sculpture on
DEVELOPMENT :- Now-a-days , pupils are accquianted with the stone sculpturing. So stone sculpturing is treated as the first step of sand sculpturing . The carving on sand is more easier and quicker than carving on a rigid stone . So it is a easy process of learning the art of carving on sand . So within a short period of time , a pupil gets a clearcut idea about the carving . Though these sand sculptures are very easily eye catching and transferable , It is also destroyed easily. That's why the artists donet continue this type of art for a longer period.
With the upliftment of tourism, this wonderful art form receive a high prestige and popularisation. The outcome appreciation of tourists, encourage the artist to do well. Without any motive, these artists are dedicated their life for the development and popularisation of this art. By their dedicated efforts, they are able to internationalise this art form of Puri.
There are very few people who leave their foot prints on sands. One of them is Sudarsan Pattnaik. He has magic fingers, with unlimited potentials and with immense heat to create some thing new on sand. He had always a dream that he would win a prize in an international level. For his excelent talent he travels many countries like London, France, Scotland, China, Holand, Singapore, Denmark and Italy. He is also appreciated by many for his attractive sand sculpture. Now he became an international artist. In the World Master's Sand Sculpture Champianship held at Italy in July 2001 he represented India and got 3rd prize as first Indian . "Golden Sand Art Institute " which is an open air institute in Puri Beach behind Mayfair Hotel started in the year 1995. Around 50 students are taking training in this institute including tourists.Tourists can take basic 7-10 days familiarization course. Beautiful gallery on the beach can be observed in the beach in the afternoon from 4-6 P.M. The institute is run by Mr Sudarsan Patnaik, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org , Marichikote Lane, Puri-752001, Odisha,India
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