Strangely satisfying paint smearing


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I can feel a giant afro spiraling out of my head as I watch, leaving me with the urge to mutter to myself as I delightfully add pine trees to a hill side…

Oh God, couldn’t we all use a man like Bob Ross right now?

America Needs you now, more than ever!



hmm …
that was ASMR-y …
but good



Contrast: bad ASMR.


I wonder if one of the reasons we find it satisfying is because it looks very much like butter cream frosting, which evokes Proustian memories of birthday cakes?


I have zero art talent; I do paint by numbers mostly just for an excuse to mix the colors and see how they come out. Maybe i’ll just start mixin’ and forget the rest.

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