In 2011 by the Town of Yarmouth, MA commissioned us to create sand sculptures on the beach through a travel and tourism grant. Our first question was how many businesses were located near the beach. When the answer was not many, we suggested taking the beach to main street. In that instant the Yarmouth sand sculpting Trail was created.
That first year we created one large 15 ton sculpture on the beach and managed to convince six businesses to join the trail...read more →
Ice sculpting is something you would expect to see in states with colder climates. Did you know that it's possible to carve ice even when its 50, 60 70 or even 80 degrees or more?
Sean Fitzpatrick, owner at Fitzysnowman Studios travels across the country from New York to Las Vegas, Boston to Chicago, Texas, Aruba, the Bahamas and even Maui and the Hawaiian Islands working under every possible condition imaginable...read more →
Pumpkin carving or jack-o-lanterns can trace its roots back to 19th century Irish immigrants. In their home land, they would carve grotesque faces in hollowed out turnips. Upon arriving in America, they soon found pumpkins were a superior alternative.
It would be several decades before professional pumpkin carvers would start to emerge from the cities, townships and swamps from which they honed their craft...read more →
The origins of modern sidewalk art can be traced back to to the 16th century in Italy. The artists know as Madonnari were itinerant artists who were brought into the cities to work on the large cathedrals. Once there work was completed they turned to the streets to recreate images of the Madonna or other paintings from the cathedrals.
By the 1800's Great Brittan had become a hot spot for sidewalk artists with more than 500 artists making a full time living in London alone. These artist were known as "screevers"...read more →
My industry exclusive hand painted modular panels make it easier than ever to have real 3D street art at your next event or marketing promotion. The panels are easy to ship, setup and breakdown. They can be setup indoors or out...read more →
Your driving down route 28 on a hot August Afternoon in West Dennis and suddenly from the back seat, your child shouts with excitement."look at that, Daddy! Can we stop and look?" As you pull into this familiar retail establishment, know to all as Cuffy's of Cape Cod, you get your first glimpse of the cause of your child's excitement. It's the annual 20 ton sand sculpture created by Fitzysnowman Studios. As you exit your vehicle...read more →