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Watch More Than 200 Rubik’s Cubes Turn Into Pokémon Art

It’s like catching Pokémon but in an even more retro way.

One artist is putting an interesting twist on the concept of cubism.

In this time-lapse video, a single pair of hands belonging to artist Kyudan arranges 240 Rubik’s Cubes into a stunning Poké-picture 15 cubes wide and 16 cubes tall. That’s a lot of cubes!

The subject of his masterpiece is Flareon, the reddish-orange fire type Pokémon that evolves from the creature known as Eevee. But Kyudan has posted even more videos of constructions of the Bitcoin logo, the Canadian flag, a Flappy Bird pop-art piece, and countless other Pokémon, just to name a few.

According to the artist, he specializes in CubeArt timelapses, “pixelated mosaics that use nothing but the stickers of cubes to make images.” He says, too, that a project like this one takes around four hours of work and careful planning to complete.

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