"No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination." - Edward Hopper
Click on the various elements below and then drag your mouse across the screen to get different effects and to control the movement of sand. There is no end or goal of the game other than to create interesting patterns and have fun. Try our new Sand Painting Game 2!!
Just added: Try the Sandpainting Game, version 3!
To learn about Navajo Sand Paintings and to see examples of this Native American Indian art, please click on the image at right. Send us your sand paintings! Scroll down below the game for more info.
Sand painting is an art form practiced by southwestern Native American Indians, more specifically, the Navajo Indians. In the Navajo culture, the paintings are made as part of a healing ritual, and are not meant to be seen as static art works. To learn more about Navajo sand paintings, click on the image at left to visit our Navajo Sand Painting page.
We want to see your Sand Paintings!Take a screen shot of your sand painting and e-mail it to us as an attached jpeg, and we'll post it to our Sand Painting Gallery!