“Drawings” may not be the right word to describe these works. He is not sitting or standing as other painters. He doesn’t use his hand to draw. Instead, Amador uses his arms, legs and stick to scrape the upper part of the sand and revealing darker, wet sand, which is below. This gives drawings that look like they were drawn on paper. He creates amazing flowers, snowflakes, various geometric shapes. All of these drawings can be spread on 100,000 square meters.
“I kind of consider that I’m painting, it feels like that. But I’m using my whole body and the rake is the brush. I start just before low tide and end just after low tide so that when it’s coming back I’ve used up the area that it had already left behind,” Amador says.