18-Year-Old Domino Artist Builds Mesmerizing Structures
An 18-year-old professional artist and YouTuber who has found a very interesting medium for her artistic expression is the newest internet sensation. Lily Hevesh has brought domino artistry to the mainstream by creating mesmerizing structures using thousands of dominoes.
She first started working with dominoes when she was only 10 years old and now her YouTube channel Hevesh5, which publishes stunning videos of her domino structures, has almost one million subscribers.
Lily explained that she got into dominoes and domino art after coming across a pack at her grandparents' house. "When I was about ten-years-old I found a pack of 28 dominoes at my grandparents house," explains Lily. "Bored, I decided to set them up and just knock it down and I thought it was really cool watching them fall so I searched dominoes on YouTube and I found a whole bunch of amazing domino videos."
Her immense structures can take from eight hours to a few days to complete. Some of her artistic pieces take even longer. For example, she needed a month to create the Hevesh’s glow in the dark domino creation. The hardest thing for her was 'setting it all up without knocking it down by accident,' she explains.
Lily has been involved in her domino artistry for 8 years, and has become extremely good at it. It has taken her years to sharpen her skills to avoid knocking the structures down, even though she still does that sometimes.
Lily has even been asked to create a structure for Will Smith's movie "Collateral Beauty". So young but her talent and skill are obvious as she is just getting started.
Videographer / director: Lily Hevesh
Producer: Hannah Stevens, Ruby Coote
Editor: Marcus Cooper