While watching paint dry might be boring, watching paintings be restored is surprisingly satisfying.
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Art restoration specialists have taken TikTok by storm to share their aesthetic skills. They use a wide variety of tools and salves to bring paintings back to vibrancy!
Check out some paint restoration videos below to kick off your newest ASMR obsession.
1. The color difference is absolutely insane!
2. I think the little Q-tip cleaning videos are my favorite.
3. Watch as they remove the varnish to reveal a stunning, bright portrait.
4. Such precise skills are in action!
5. Not a crack to be seen after this artist cleans it up.
6. Apparently some varnishes are more “stubborn” than others.
7. The detail on this painting was totally invisible before it was restored!
8. Nicotine wound up on this canvas. Who knew?!
9. Watch as this painting comes right back to life.
10. Harriet’s totally back to life after this repair.
Ahhh, consider my brain itched. These art specialists are seriously amazing.
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