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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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Drawn to the Ocean

JIM DENEVAN’S FREEHAND BEACH DRAWINGS

 

Traversing the sand at low tide, Jim Denevan pulls a rake in time with the rhythm of the waves, appearing to waltz with an inanimate partner across some antediluvian ballroom floor.

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Photo courtesy of Jim Denevan.

 

On the beaches of northern California, Denevan creates gigantic circles, spirals, and straight-edged patterns. Astoundingly, none of his freehand drawings are calculated or measured. Denevan achieves precision through a technique he learned ...

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