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To live in a place other people dream of visiting is incredible. Through the lens of my camera OnLocation North Idaho will bring you a slice of life as we know it in the Idaho panhandle. Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Sandcastle in the sky

Sand castle engineer/artist Scott Dodson of Post Falls starts with 16 tons of sand to create a 14th century gothic castle. The sand is sprayed with an Elmer's glue and water mixture to help it retain moisture and last up to two months. At 12-feet high and 10-feet wide, the annual sand castle project draws a continuous crowd of admirers during Art on the Green in Coeur d'Alene. Photos don't do justice to the intricate detail and sheer whimsy of the castle. Go see it for yourself at the west side entrance to Ft. Sherman Park, adjacent to North Idaho College this weekend. Then when you're inspired, grab your sand bucket and shovel and head to the beach to try your creativity in the art of sand castles.

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