PHOTOS: Ogling an Ogre - Amazing beach sand sculpture

Awesome beach sand sculpture wows Marco

Ogre, caveman, ape-man or whatever, the sculpture attracted plenty of attention as it appeared to climb out of the beach in front of the Marco Island Marriott Resort.

Photo by QUENTIN ROUX, Staff

Ogre, caveman, ape-man or whatever, the sculpture attracted plenty of attention as it appeared to climb out of the beach in front of the Marco Island Marriott Resort.

Campbell Goff of Orlando gets up close and personal with the huge sand sculpture created outside the Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort by two visiting university graduates.

Photo by QUENTIN ROUX, Staff

Campbell Goff of Orlando gets up close and personal with the huge sand sculpture created outside the Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort by two visiting university graduates.

A couple surveys the unsual beach masterpiece, created by two visiting graduate students.

Photo by QUENTIN ROUX, Staff

A couple surveys the unsual beach masterpiece, created by two visiting graduate students.

Beachgoers have been delighted and fascinated by this ogre-like creation designed and sculpted by two visiting university graduates, and situated in front of the Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. The unidentified students, one a sculptor and the other an engineering graduate, told the visiting Goff family of Orlando they made the sculpture during a vacation before heading off “into the real world” to find work. At the time of being photographed on Monday, the sand sculpture had survived at least one drenching Marco Island thunderstorm

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