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How this artist turned traditional sand painting into street art

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Joe Mangrum is a sand painter who creates colorful artwork in Washington Square Park in New York City.
He has practiced for 10 years to master the hand control he needs to create different shapes.
Joe showed us how he squeezes and lets go of just the right amount of sand to make a sand painting.
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The following is a transcript of the video.
Narrator: Each speck of sand that falls from the grasp of this hand is a carefully calculated movement. When Joe Mangrum isn't creating pieces in galleries or in his studio, he spends a lot of his time in Washington...
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Life at Home: New Year, New You

Life at Home: New Year, New You

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Posted: 1/23/2020 | January 23rd, 2020
If you're like me, you know how hard New Year's resolutions are to keep. “New year, new you” starts with the best intentions, but after a couple of months, it's back to new year, old you.
Old habits die hard, but they can be broken if they are replaced with good ones.
We're at the start of a new year , so - as someone who loves a good cliché - I'm going to use this time to build the habits that create a better version of me.
After many years of trying (and writing copious and annoying blog posts about it), last year I finally slowed my travels and...
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