This abstract, dreamlike animation made of 3,285 aquarelle (watecolor) paintings form the beginning 12 minutes of  the motion science fiction classic, Blade Runner, from 1982, by Ridley Scott. This painstaking short was created by Sweden’s Anders Ramsell; he’s attempting to recreate the entire film with this process.

Slate says, “Aquarelle is a French term for watercolor that refers specifically to paintings made with a transparent wash—meaning you can’t fix an aquarelle by retouching or painting over a mistake. You have to get it right the first time. That’s why aquarelles feel quick and spontaneous

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Some comparisons.