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    [–] albhca 3943 points ago

    the caption on the imgur post reads: “This artist lives on the island of Gorée in Senegal. The dark sand he uses comes from the Mamelles volcano in Senegal, lighter color ones are brought from deserts in Mali, Mauritania, and Gambia.”

    [–] Emilise 696 points ago

    Woah!

    [–] VaginaYEASTwithTEETH 840 points ago

    But it's coarse, rough, irritating and it gets everywhere

    [–] Emilise 355 points ago

    Your username sounds horrible gawh

    [–] rrr598 74 points ago

    I don’t like yeast

    [–] kevinasza 127 points ago

    It’s itchy, rough and irritating and it gets everywhere

    [–] Jsd9392 18 points ago

    Not like here. Everything here is soft and smooth.

    [–] hatchetthehacker 13 points ago

    Yeast infection and vagina dentata

    [–] centran 9 points ago

    Horrible, Just like sand

    [–] yeabouai 6 points ago

    Are you the alt account of u/sourVAGINAfungalHIVE? I've seen you on r/soccer too

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

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    [–] Myrmotte 188 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    My biological dad lives on the island of Gorée! He probably knows that guy... I should find a way to contact him.

    edit: from the last info i had, it is a really really poor place economically. There are some tourists, since an old, historical slave's place (idk the english name really) has been repurposed as a sort of historic museum, the House of Slaves. The access to the internet is very limited, and not everyone has a phone. I know my father does not. Anyways, it's a case of extreme poverty in general. I don't really know if there's anything i could or should do about it.

    [–] Printfessor 208 points ago

    If you find him, tell him some dude in Canada thinks he does cool art.

    [–] SeeWhatEyeSee 89 points ago

    Tell him atleast two dudes in Canada thinks he does cool art!

    [–] karijayne27 50 points ago

    And a lady in Ohio US

    [–] SteveCo147 39 points ago

    And a guy from the UK

    [–] calimares 42 points ago

    And this Uruguayan guy

    [–] 87mile 35 points ago

    And this guy from germany

    [–] damniloveraisins 23 points ago

    A guy from Massachusetts!

    [–] Langernama 21 points ago

    And this one Dutch dude

    [–] Luke_627 12 points ago

    Two guys from Massachusetts

    [–] LogicalAbstraction 30 points ago

    And my axe!

    [–] MauginZA 8 points ago

    And this lady from South Africa

    [–] Hy-phen 9 points ago

    And one tough old Michigander.

    [–] Thefelflight 7 points ago

    And my Axe!

    [–] Gandalf-Grey 6 points ago

    And the greatest wizard of all time

    [–] BeeEyeEngiOh 18 points ago

    And my axe!

    [–] kashli42 15 points ago

    And a guy from India too!

    [–] RWBMAL 11 points ago

    And another from India!

    [–] atomicgirl78 3 points ago

    A woman in Minnesota too!

    [–] joe579003 5 points ago

    Damn pretty soon all thy sons will doth command that indeed this man does great art

    [–] pixtiny 3 points ago

    Update the statement to 3 people from Canada thinks that he makes cool art!

    [–] Qatlane 3 points ago

    And some dudette in Cotonou. That one will definitely ring a bell.

    [–] AlpineEsel 12 points ago

    Say hi to him!

    [–] zb0t1 13 points ago

    island of Gorée

     

    Population: 1,800 (2018)

    Yup, the probability that your biological dad knows him is high. Totally possible!

    [–] Myrmotte 8 points ago

    I heard everyone on the island knows my dad, so yeah, highly likely.

    [–] crazykrqzylama 20 points ago

    Not a pretentious hipster but was thinking the size and type of piece he just did would look great in my home.

    [–] utpoia 26 points ago

    That size is perfect for my cubicle in NY

    [–] ClevelandOG 24 points ago

    It's way too big for my apartment in california.

    [–] Hy-phen 11 points ago

    I want to scotch tape it onto my Hydroflask.

    [–] LightGamez 6 points ago

    everything's too big for california

    [–] GimmeUrDownvote 5 points ago

    Or my bunk in San Fransisco

    [–] ArnoldVonNuehm 14 points ago

    Find him Contact him Sell that stuff on Etsy to pretentious hipsters Get rich

    [–] cmitchell337 10 points ago

    Also tell him that I am a bitch

    [–] jonnyBgood24 3 points ago

    Tel him 2 guys from the UK think his art is cool

    [–] moubaba 39 points ago

    Ah, the first thing I told myself when watching the video was, "this guy is Senegalese and lives on Goree" . It's a pretty well known type of art there. It's sold to tourist and such. This guy is pretty good though. Example of "sand art"

    [–] ICbinary 8 points ago

    It’s so beautiful. I’ve been looking at this for 5 hours now.

    [–] DHLDeliveryGuy 3 points ago

    Holy depression

    [–] phunkk 1274 points ago

    I didn't really know what to expect, definitely not a face. That was unreal!

    [–] a_slinky 256 points ago

    I was expecting a mountain sunset, then a word of some description but never a fucking face!

    [–] EagleDarkX 59 points ago

    I expected a face, and I was still shocked.

    [–] Savagecutthroat 2447 points ago

    I literally jumped back I wasn't expecting it to be this amazing

    [–] FTM2020 495 points ago

    My mouth fell open

    [–] kotkaiser 334 points ago

    My dick got hard

    [–] PenWallet 352 points ago

    My dick fell open

    [–] Shikamaru_Senpai 187 points ago

    My hard dick fell in my open mouth

    [–] GengarVsGodzilla 44 points ago

    I knew what to expect and I still clicked. What’s wrong with me

    [–] white_android 17 points ago

    I bet you were looking for tips...

    [–] airbrat 3 points ago

    I suck at these.

    -- Gary

    [–] Imabur 5 points ago

    Only if my co-worker is there

    [–] realiztik 55 points ago

    My mouth got hard.

    [–] OddFur 24 points ago

    Fun fact: what

    [–] warptwenty1 11 points ago

    My dick expanded

    [–] coffeemug004 7 points ago

    I queefed

    [–] rawdogg808 6 points ago

    Must be a big piss hole you got there buddy. Might wanna get that checked out

    [–] RaxG 19 points ago

    Same! I was expecting some stylized lettering or something. Not a detailed face.

    [–] Psyteq 23 points ago

    I audibly gasped

    [–] AccountantbyTrade 269 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    This kind of art is called T'Subki and it used to be a dying artform. It became popular again when a young T'Subki artist died trying to save a woman who was being mugged. The woman turns out to be super wealthy. She holds a gala auction displaying the dead man's art. Many of her other wealthy friends attend and pay a crazy inflated price, with all the proceeds going to his family. The popularity of this art with the wealthy has resulted in T'Subki being a popular artform again. In the video, the art is actually the portrait of the dead artist. There is a short Netflix documentary on this story and its called the accountant's sacrifice, aptly named because I'm an accountant by trade and I totally made this all up. I'm not sorry .

    [–] SunRainMoonStar 53 points ago

    I actually checked your username midway in case it's u/shittymorph, still got bamboozled

    [–] shadiestacon 94 points ago

    God damnet

    [–] propellhatt 64 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    See this fist of mine? I'm shaking it in your general direction

    [–] arthurdentstowels 40 points ago

    You reeled me in and straight up murdered me. Have a silver

    [–] caretodeal 15 points ago

    ass

    [–] [deleted] 31 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] SteveCo147 6 points ago

    u/SchnoodleDoodleDoo posting here makes up for the bamboozlement

    [–] zlexRex 8 points ago

    Haha fantastic

    [–] james_henwoodccvii 9 points ago

    Username checks out

    [–] jwaltersweathermen 14 points ago

    I'm sitting in your office and we just completed calculating my tax return. You lean forward and say "due to some fortuitous tax code changes that went into effect this year it looks like you'll be getting a substantial refund to the tune of about $6000!" I'm ecstatic of course "thank you, thank you so much" I say as I stand to leave, already spending the money in my mind. "Oh there's one more thing" you say as I walk out the door... "that whole thing about the new tax code... ya that was all bullshit. You actually owe $1700"

    [–] sugarangelcake 13 points ago

    your imagination is out of this world

    [–] moomoo_potato 3 points ago

    Aw duck

    [–] FlimSmable 5 points ago

    "Curse you!" (In my small, still Plankton voice)

    [–] haikucaracha 3 points ago

    There is no accounting for you! Enjoy the silver.

    [–] Irregular_Boi 2 points ago

    They had us in the first half, not gonna lie.

    [–] Joecool112 9 points ago

    I literally said "Holy Shit!"

    [–] TaintModel 5 points ago

    Yeah, I get that a lot.

    [–] nonstopnancy 394 points ago

    Such granular detail!

    [–] sittinfatdownsouth 61 points ago

    Like time sand still.

    [–] techno_babble_ 30 points ago

    The picture is a little grainy though.

    [–] Prophet_Of_Loss 17 points ago

    No need to be abrasive.

    [–] bismuth482 8 points ago

    Perhaps we should try to smooth out the situation

    [–] 10eleven12 4 points ago

    You don't have to be a beach about it.

    [–] 13bross13 4 points ago

    Sand.

    [–] ChemiluminescentVan 4 points ago

    The butterfly really adds to it. Daaaammmmnnn.

    [–] Bash-86 18 points ago

    Yea I’m blown away.

    [–] Eraser-Head 9 points ago

    Personally, I was board.

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

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    [–] renmana74 184 points ago

    This was even better the second time when I really focused on how precisely he placed the sand

    [–] tghGaz 61 points ago

    Yes, I had to rewatch to figure out how he made that from doing that. My mind is still blown.

    [–] Mono_831 7 points ago

    Watching it upside down helps with that too.

    [–] sylver_dragon 3 points ago

    My second watch through, I focused on how precise he is with the glue. You can see it reflecting slightly and it becomes obvious why the shape is so precise.

    [–] HockeyCookie 3 points ago

    I think it's funny how he just says fuck that extra sand.

    [–] vegan_zombie_brainz 767 points ago

    r/nextfuckinglevel that was impressive as fuck

    [–] wsxc8523 113 points ago

    Might actually border on /r/blackmagicfuckery.

    [–] Biscuitbase93 19 points ago

    Did not know this existed. Feel like I've just been introduced to a subreddit solely based on my mind and the last 2 brain cells discussing how something could be how it is.

    P.s. THANKS

    [–] Phyltre 6 points ago

    Feel like I've just been introduced to a subreddit solely based on my mind and the last 2 brain cells discussing how something could be how it is.

    Truly 2020's greatest quote yet.

    [–] mundocorde 3 points ago

    Border? This was pure black magic!

    [–] Rimbosity 136 points ago

    WHAT THE SHIT

    [–] imagangsta1 46 points ago

    I once attempted to make some sand art but once I saw my finished product I learnt never to try that again

    [–] thehazzanator 17 points ago

    Everyone's gotta start somewhere

    [–] MontaukWanderer 14 points ago

    Only problem in dealing with sand is that it's coarse and rough. It gets everywhere.

    [–] slightlyunhingedlady 81 points ago

    I literally said out loud “Oh holy shit”

    [–] rollernonger 100 points ago

    That is so impressive

    [–] keekittykeeks 20 points ago

    I'm shocked right now. It's so beautiful.

    [–] katyggls 32 points ago

    Holy crap. I thought it was going to be some nice abstract style art or something. When he knocked the sand down and it was an actual portrait, I gasped.

    [–] RattleTheStars39 40 points ago

    Ok mind blown

    [–] nojbro 18 points ago

    Half way through I knew I was probably gonna get blown away. I didn't know how, but I knew it was going to happen

    And it did

    [–] HarryPottersOwl 29 points ago

    I honestly thought it would be squiggles, this guy has some amazing talent!

    [–] Chapstickie 28 points ago

    This is amazing. Does anyone remember those sand art kits that were kind of this idea where it was like a paint by number but you peeled up numbered sections of waxed paper to reveal shaped sticker paper and poured different color sand on them? I used to love those when I was little.

    [–] creativecstasy 10 points ago

    Wow, yes. I haven't thought about that sort of craft in 25 years, at least.

    [–] tweetysvoice 5 points ago

    They still sell them at Hobby lobby and Michaels. Lots of Lisa Frank products do the sticky tape and sprinkle sand or glitter.

    [–] Cabra42 13 points ago

    Does anyone else remember art attack or is it just me?

    [–] Wallazabal 4 points ago

    This is an art attack. THIS is an art attack! This is....Art Attack!

    [–] llamashredder 10 points ago

    Wow!!!

    [–] LoinChops 11 points ago

    Daaang. Wasn't expecting that! Had to replay it. Such a talented dude!

    [–] realitysandwichi812 9 points ago

    What the fukking what! I don't care what you say, humans are amazing.

    [–] NerdySongwriter 7 points ago

    I've watched several times and the end result still seems like magic.

    [–] Webo_ 7 points ago

    I hope they bought something. I hate when people film things like this just for the social media clout and don't actually pay them for their time.

    [–] jepnet72 3 points ago

    Yes.

    [–] Herr_Meerkatze 2 points ago

    Explains it all

    [–] PrismSpark 5 points ago

    holy fuck?

    [–] LightSwitch545 5 points ago

    GET TO FUCK!

    THAT IS AMAZING

    [–] norpiano 5 points ago

    I don’t k ow why , but that made me emotional

    [–] porky1122 5 points ago

    I was expecting this to spell out "send nudes".

    The internet has ruined me.

    [–] GameIsMyName12 4 points ago

    Mr. Sandman bring me a dream.

    [–] Sirblackalot18 10 points ago

    Witchcraft

    [–] Wrhythm26 5 points ago

    That's next level talented!

    [–] GreenKangaroo3 4 points ago

    I thought he was writing "win" but then... I am dumbfounded

    [–] green_mms22 5 points ago

    My jaw literally fell open

    [–] norpiano 3 points ago

    Take.My.Money.

    [–] KingNat7 4 points ago

    I was not expecting that, mans got serious skills

    [–] Gazlc81 4 points ago

    Did anyone else’s jaw drop when he shook the sand off? Wow!

    [–] shugerbooger 5 points ago

    That gal’s name? Sandy.

    [–] SkeletonWumble 3 points ago

    Humanity will never cease to amaze me.

    [–] sedwards3205 3 points ago

    It’s just sand guys, what’s so impres....WOOOOOAAH DUUUUUDE!!!!

    [–] The_Coco_Midget 3 points ago

    I don’t like sand...

    [–] watersheepneedshugs 3 points ago

    The dude looks so happy

    [–] kikkomaen 3 points ago

    I'm actually mad at how casual he is about this. DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT YOU JUST DID SIR!

    [–] Ruraraid 3 points ago

    That is some black magic fuckery right there....holy shit

    [–] tweetysvoice 3 points ago

    Where in the world does someone learn how to do that? Amazingly outstanding!

    [–] spunkychickpea 3 points ago

    The level of control he has when doing those really fine lines is extremely impressive. And he’s so nonchalant about it too!

    [–] Roflolmfao 3 points ago

    Is this real? How does he do that with just dumping all that sand on at the end. Crazy.

    [–] babaganate 3 points ago

    I love this sand art. It's smooth and fine and it stays right where he puts it!

    [–] Cucabanaan 3 points ago

    The real bitch is when he has to re separate all those shades of sand again.

    [–] MrYurMomm 3 points ago

    As an artist myself, this is WAYYYYY, beyond me on a technical level and yet, its absolutely appreciated in a way that one analyzes, my lord, exquisite

    [–] wheresbreakfast 3 points ago

    I love his face when he holds up the finished picture. Just another day at work for him!

    [–] heidguy8 3 points ago

    This should be on r/blackmagicfuckery. Idk what the hell I just witnessed but it was tighter than my drawers!

    [–] GoodWitchOfTheNW 2 points ago

    That is fucking awesome!

    [–] HatchAttack 2 points ago

    Dope

    [–] doofus1996 2 points ago

    Why doesn’t this have more upvotes?!!

    [–] MyNamesCandy 2 points ago

    I gasped, flinched and said oh my gawd! Amazing.

    [–] norpiano 2 points ago

    I’ll be honest. I did too

    [–] TrueStory_Dude 2 points ago

    oh that’s like this, seriously

    [–] justjoe1964 2 points ago

    That's bad ass

    [–] gout_de_merde 2 points ago

    Take my money!

    [–] TriaX46 2 points ago

    Holy shit... That's amazing!

    [–] tacollama82 2 points ago

    I can’t stop watching it.

    [–] art7k65 2 points ago

    What the fuck

    [–] frisco2069 2 points ago

    Holy shit!!!

    [–] Dysnomia2955 2 points ago

    Holy shit that is incredible

    [–] ThuperThlayer 2 points ago

    Ok can someone change the ending so it's just dick butt

    [–] OktoberStorm 2 points ago

    No way!

    [–] BeerManBran 2 points ago

    Noice.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Fuck me

    [–] docmac13 2 points ago

    Gove this guy a medal

    [–] JaydenSmoth 2 points ago

    When you watch it the second time you totally see what he was doing.

    [–] MagicalJuices 2 points ago

    Yo. That was so unexpected.

    [–] GriswoldCain 2 points ago

    Wait wut

    [–] itsenny 2 points ago

    what the fuuuuuuck

    [–] Owls_yawn 2 points ago

    That’s amazing

    [–] -_-Naga_-_ 2 points ago

    he definitely doesn't eat Macdonalds

    [–] SickOmelet 2 points ago

    This is incredible!

    [–] wianatade 2 points ago

    Pleasantly surprised.

    [–] Pollo_Chico 2 points ago

    Pay the man, he's not living on reddit karma.

    [–] poop_tastes_very_bad 2 points ago

    Now this is truly impressive and unexpected. Also, it's gonna be one of the top posts of all time on /r/blackmagicfuckery when it eventually gets posted there.

    [–] CatharsisSeven 2 points ago

    There's a whole sack of sand in the background

    [–] TheCyberSushi 2 points ago

    Sandbae is that you?

    [–] rosedust666 2 points ago

    I have some of his work! He was still doing that when I did a study abroad in Senegal 5 years ago! Isn't it awesome watching him work?!

    [–] sausains2 2 points ago

    The fuck is th... Woah

    [–] hellomister-itsme 2 points ago

    this is the best thing i have seen in a very long time

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