Memories of Paintings from Thomas Blanchard on Vimeo.

We know what you’re thinking: “four and a half minutes of paint moving?” but trust us, once you start watching, you’ll stop noticing the passage of time.

This video, directed by Thomas Blanchard, is a symphony of colors. Titled Memories of Paintings, it holds you in a trance as the slow motions of the substance rock back and forth, forming shapes that evoke arctic landscapes or star clusters.

The project was inspired by the work of Russian artist Rus Khasanov, and uses paint, oil, oat milk, and soap liquid to achieve its hypnotizing effect.

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