Combining different paint colours may not sound particularly interesting but as these hypnotic videos prove, paint mixing is totally relaxing and utterly gorgeous! But what exactly is paint mixing? Pretty much exactly what it sounds like - mixing different paint hues to create new ones. There's something about the swirling of vibrant shades to make beautiful new ones that's simultaneously totally soothing and absolutely stunning. And we're not the only ones who think so! Paint mixing videos have taken the internet by storm, with numerous artists and interiors enthusiasts posting their attractive swirls online.
From bright pastels to darker shades, enjoy watching beautiful colours combine together and transform into a totally new and uniform hue. Take a look at some of the amazing paint mixing videos yourself - but be warned, you might not be able to look away! Just hover over the images below and press the 'play' button to start the videos.
Artist Iris Nan aka @literaturechild has over 50,000 followers on her Instagram page where she frequently posts seconds-long videos of herself mixing paint with a palette knife. Aren't they beautiful?
Even the soft scraping of the paint knife is oddly soothing!
What do you get when you mix rose paint with gold paint? A beautiful, shimmery, coral hue apparently!
At one point these colours look like they’re about to turn into a yucky brown mess, but if you keep watching you’ll be rewarded with a lovely, mossy green.
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