We didn't do any sand sculpting during our vacation at Holden Beach last week, but a couple of years ago niece Cathy and the kids did a pretty good mermaid--nothing professional, but good none-the-less. [Click to embiggen.]
We were a couple of years early. Yesterday, the Blogfather linked to this article in Popular Mechanics on building sand castles, and today the Wall Street Journal chimed in with this article.
Them are some pretty impressive sand castles. It puts us amateurs to shame.