Simon Beck loves the snow. He is an accomplished skier and a gifted snow artist as well. His work is nothing short of awe-inspiring.
“I love snow, it sparkles and glitters, and gives me a fresh soft slate on which to carve my skis - obviously! I also love it when I get back on the chairlift to see my tracks still remaining, my temporary signature in the snow before they are skied over by others,” he says.
Check out some of his work:
He walks on snowshoes for miles at times for hours on end in order to create his masterpieces. Eventually, countless intricately placed footprints in the snow come together to form these intricate patterns. Simon’s art doesn’t last long though, and all his effort and passion would be lost forever within hours of creation if it wasn’t for the pictures he takes.
He even created a spoof:
“My first spoof snow art!”He writes on his Facebook page. “It wasn’t accurately surveyed although I am pleased with how round the wheels of the tractor appear. They are nowhere close to round in reality and I was guessing at the amount of distortion to add to compensate for slope and foreshortening.”
Of course all of it takes intricate planning and he shares it on his Facebook page:
Now these are some footprints. You can check out more of his work here.