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What takes 25 hours to assemble, but only two minutes to fall apart? Well, you are about to find out.
Lily Hevesh is a domino artist (yes, there is such a thing). She created this massive “Triple Spiral” domino display with 15,000 dominoes and, we would imagine, a lot of patience.
The project took her 25 hours, spread out over the course of eight days, to build — and just two minutes to fall. Her triple spiral video’s been watched over 38 million times on YouTube alone.
Check it out:
Source: 15000 Part 3 storey spiral resulting from Domino by ThereisEverything on Rumble
Hevesh has made a name for herself in this space; she’s created complex commercial campaigns for Honda and Ford, among others. Networks like NBC, FOX News, CNN and CBS have all featured her videos.
Lily’s YouTube channel has over 357 million total YouTube views and over 1.2 million subscribers. In other words, she’s kind of a big deal.
She started playing with dominoes in 2009 when she was 10, getting into the whole thing simply by searching “dominoes” on YouTube.
“Take it slow, be very cautious when you’re building, and if it falls down, know that it’s part of the domino process,” Hevesh previously told CBS News.
Hevesh, who hails from New Hampshire, says she owns about 70,000 dominoes. She also has a Guinness World Record under her belt. She was part of a team that set a record in 2016 for the most dominoes toppled in a circle. The amount they toppled? A cool 76,017!
Check out Hevesh’s YouTube channel for tons of other mesmerizing videos of her work. This video, which she created with a fellow domino artist several years ago, is the most-watched on her channel with a whopping 85 million views:
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This satisfying video of 1,000,000 dominoes has earned an amazing 28.4 million views. You seriously won’t be able to look away!
This ASMR compilation of dominoes falling has also attracted plenty of eyeballs, with over 3.3 million views:
And here’s a reel of highlights from some of her “best projects,” which she shared in June 2017. Seriously astounding work!
here's a look back at some of my best domino projects 🙂
🎥: https://t.co/ISJoZEZDik pic.twitter.com/uvbmqI0KHk
— Lily Hevesh (@Hevesh5) June 6, 2017
Hevesh typically posts new clips of her projects to her channel every Saturday at 1 p.m. ET. The domino artist remains active on her channel even while attending the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. (Famous Rensselaer alums include Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn, as well as a bunch of NASA employees and astronauts.)
In 2017, Hevesh closed up her domino studio and moved all 70,000 of her dominoes to her parents’ house, a process that she chronicled on social media:
Everything's back home now! Had to put some stuff in the playroom because we were running out of space 😅 pic.twitter.com/C1IJUwq3TL
— Lily Hevesh (@Hevesh5) August 15, 2017
For all you Hevesh superfans out there, she even has her own logo and line of shirts, too. Pretty impressive, considering she’s not even 30! Clearly, she has a bright future ahead of her.
Interested in starting your own domino art projects? Hevesh offers tips on her website, and you can grab a 100-pack of bulk dominoes on Amazon for $18.99 and shipping is free.