Photos: Spanish artist creates life-like sand sculptures

Not your usual sand-castles! The works of art are so realistic you can almost see them breathe.

Andoni Bastarrika / Facebook

Self-taught artist Andoni Bastarrika uses local Basque beaches in northern Spain as his ‘canvas’.

His amazing three-dimensional works of art include a shark, horse and bull.

More information about Bastarrika may be obtained from his Facebook page or Instagram.