The girl in following video clips is using grains of sand to draw these amazing animations in front of a live audience. Her canvas is simply a backlighted glass table connected to a projector, not a Microsoft Surface Table.
Her name is Kseniya Simonova and she is a sand animator from Ukraine. This moving animation, that portrays the life of Ukrainians during World War II, won her the Ukraine’s Got Talent show. Simonova won ₴1,000,000 Ukraninan Hryvnia (approx. $125,000) for her first place in the show.