Carl Jara Takes Sand Sculpture To Insane New Heights (PHOTOS)

Remember when you were a little kid making sand castles and right when you achieved perfection a giant wave crashed down and ruined everything?

Well, maybe if you had just gotten to finish what you started you would have ended up with something like these mesmerizing sand sculptures by Carl Jara.

Dealing with topical subject matter ranging from the political to the playful, Jara creates sculptural masterpieces that give Ancient Greek classics a run for their money. Jara told The Huffington Post: "It's just sand and water, and we're just doing what we do, what we love to do." The breathtaking collection will make you want to get to the nearest beach and perform your own artistic feats.