Simon Beck is an artist... of a different sort. He finds huge areas of newly fallen, untrodden snow, and trods on it. But he doesn't just run willy-nilly or make snow angels. He makes geometric art:
I know a few people who would think this is a colossal waste of time. I, however, think it's a testament to human creativity, ingenuity, and art. And the fact that these are ephemeral, literally blowing away in the wind within hours or days, makes them even cooler. If only more people were so dedicated to making beauty, no matter how fleeting, this world would be a more interesting place.
Tip o' the parka hood to Fark.
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