2016 Australian Sand Sculpting Championship

Ola Amigos ! This is Natalia, reporting from the Gold Coast’s Sand Safari. I’ve just finished up here on Surfers paradise for the 2016 Australian Sand Sculpting Championship. As usual it has been an eventful and exciting competition carving a publicly demanded favourite ‘Disney Heroes’. I decided to carve the unexpected love story between Donkey and… Read More

The Oracle

The Oracle (Nov, 2015) Another piece made from the depths of my sand sculpting lair. This is a depiction of a young boy following the wisdom of the ocean. He stares into the future and the oracle gently nudges him forward with each wave. As all the pieces from my studio, this is made from… Read More

Happy Halloween (Sand sculpture)

Happy Halloween Ladies and Gentlemen Heres to another Sunday, just finished my latest 10 tonne sand sculpture. Here’s to wishing you all a very spooky Halloween in Melbourne, Australia! Although it isn’t the biggest holiday here in Australia, I thought I’d give my crazy neighbours something to be a little freaked out over when they came… Read More

The Shrine of the Last Shaman

The Shrine of the Last Shaman Inspired by a long affection for the spirituality and culture of the different indigenous tribes around the world. This one is a tribute to the Native Americans who like many have had their culture threatened for hundreds of years and although I am not a Native America, I hope my… Read More

Australian Sand Sculpting season: 2016-2017

With the start of the next sand sculpting season right at our doorstep, I felt the drive to share the last piece I made in my little studio. I guess I had been feeling rather down about sand sculpting as of late, in some respect it is not considered the art form I intended it… Read More

To Converse Between The Winged

  Another 10 tonne sand sculpture inspired by the russian rockstar/singer Nargiz. I’ve really been getting into her music over the last few weeks, though I’m a terrible singer and probably amongst the lesser musically talented, I do find an incredible power in her style of music. Sometimes when packing sand and carving for these sculptures… Read More

Paris to Provence 2015

A quick little snap of me in front of Como House & Garden at Paris to Provence, an exciting French Festival in Melbourne. Definitely excited to head back there this year for some croissants, cheese, wine and French tunes. For any event enquiries please email me on nataliakamenskaia@gmail.com Paris to Provence website: http://www.paristoprovence.com.au/

The Sands of Victory

That all elusive feeling of victory that slips between our fingers. Maybe you were the queen who lost it all and has to face her assailant with dignity, or perhaps you were the underdog who conquered. In the end of the day we face the all important question, “was it worth the battle in the first place?” Read More

Sand Sculpting @ Paris to Provence

Sand Sculpting @ Paris to Provence Paris to Provence, Melbourne and their Sand sculpting display. Commemorating French culture (the food,wine and wonderful French Bulldogs). You can bet I was really happy to have the opportunity to carve at the beautiful Como house, always a pleasure to have the opportunity to enrich an already beautiful event and… Read More