Creating postcard-worthy beach art while vacationing in Xcalak is simple, but it takes more than free time and sea shells.
You’ll get better results when you draw inspiration from the tropical atmosphere. That’s how you make beach art that’s stunningly memorable – or at least something that’s worth a few laughs.
But as anyone who’s ever tried to be creative on-demand can tell you, thinking up a good idea isn’t easy.
Sometimes you need a brilliant example to help you on your way.
So here are 4 rousing beach art ideas to fast-track your creativity and inspiration.
1. Pebble Compositions
While in Xcalak, you can make art by harnessing the shapes of nature. The lapping waves of the beach expose smooth, shapely stones at the water’s edge. They are sitting there. Waiting to be part of your beach art. Gather them up.
Artist Stefano Furlani shows us his pebble creativity. And is it just me, or does the third picture seem scandalous?
2. Driftwood Sculptures
Twisted and weathered, the driftwood in Xcalak provokes thought. Months at sea molds the floating tree limbs (and sometimes lumber planks) into perfectly gnarly art pieces.
And when made into a creative sculpture, driftwood art is most memorable.
The artwork of Nagato Iwasaki is a haunting example of humanoid-creativity with driftwood. Creepy.
3. Seashell Chimes
Many pretty shells wash up on the beach in Xcalak. And there is also a steady breeze that blows off the sea.
Mix these two abundant resources (shells + wind) to make an Xcalak-themed wind chime.
4. Trash Treasure Collections
Flotsam and jetsam float over the oceans and gathers in Xcalak. This washed up garbage is an eye-sore on the beach, but it is handy for DIY art projects.
Beach cleaner Rob Arnold shows us how to showcase the diversity of beach trash, while helping clean the environment.
We hope you create your own distinctive beach art in Xcalak. But please, leave your art near the shore. This way (over time) the natural resources can be absorbed back into the ecosystem.