Artist uses snow as canvas for massive geometrical designs

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Artist uses snow as canvas for massive geometrical designs

British artist Simon Beck, left, and a volunteer put the final touches on a geometrical snow drawing on a frozen reservoir near Silverthorne. Beck says he hopes his art makes people more aware of the beauty of the environment.
One of Simon Beck’s pieces in the snow at the Les Arcs ski resort in southeastern France. The 61-year-old British artist and a handful of volunteers recently created a massive, geometrical design on a fresh canvas of snow near Silverthorne.
British artist Simon Beck uses snowshoes to create a massive geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne.
British artist Simon Beck uses snowshoes to create a massive geometrical design on a frozen reservoir near Silverthorne.
British artist Simon Beck uses snowshoes to create a massive geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne. His drawings are commissioned around the world, he has published a book and has attracted a dedicated fan base.
British artist Simon Beck creates a massive geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne. Beck uses snowshoes, a compass and his background as a cartographer and competitive orienteer to create snow and sand drawings around the world.
British artist Simon Beck takes a break from creating a large geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne. He and a group of volunteers spent more than a dozen hours on a design that spanned the length of about two soccer fields.
A gondola passes one of Simon Beck’s pieces in the snow in 2014 at the Les Arcs ski resort in southeastern France.

Artist uses snow as canvas for massive geometrical designs

British artist Simon Beck, left, and a volunteer put the final touches on a geometrical snow drawing on a frozen reservoir near Silverthorne. Beck says he hopes his art makes people more aware of the beauty of the environment.
One of Simon Beck’s pieces in the snow at the Les Arcs ski resort in southeastern France. The 61-year-old British artist and a handful of volunteers recently created a massive, geometrical design on a fresh canvas of snow near Silverthorne.
British artist Simon Beck uses snowshoes to create a massive geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne.
British artist Simon Beck uses snowshoes to create a massive geometrical design on a frozen reservoir near Silverthorne.
British artist Simon Beck uses snowshoes to create a massive geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne. His drawings are commissioned around the world, he has published a book and has attracted a dedicated fan base.
British artist Simon Beck creates a massive geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne. Beck uses snowshoes, a compass and his background as a cartographer and competitive orienteer to create snow and sand drawings around the world.
British artist Simon Beck takes a break from creating a large geometrical design on a reservoir near Silverthorne. He and a group of volunteers spent more than a dozen hours on a design that spanned the length of about two soccer fields.
A gondola passes one of Simon Beck’s pieces in the snow in 2014 at the Les Arcs ski resort in southeastern France.
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