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Painting with Coffee by Gold-Seven Painting with Coffee by Gold-Seven
So here, as promised, is my coffee painting tutorial! I actually haven't found any on the web that went much further than "Make coffee. Paint." And there's so much interesting stuff going on with the medium, it's well worth investigating further! So, have fun!

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Background texture from [link]

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Note #1: Yes, it smells nice, but the smell soon evaporates. ;)

Note#2: Oh my God. Front page, and so many comments. :wow: Please forgive me if I don't manage to reply too soon! For questions regarding subject matter, printers and such, could I be so bold as to direct you to my FAQ on my blog? Thank you!

Note #3 Now a DD? You. Guys. Are. Bonkers. Thank you so much: ~Silenceheard and ^Elandria!
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Given 2012-08-16
[Stock & Resources] Painting with Coffee by =Gold-Seven The suggester states "=Gold-Seven does a wonderful job of explaining the basics of painting with coffee as a medium as well as what to expect, from how to care for your brushes to creating different textures. I would highly recommend this tutorial for anyone wishes to paint with coffee." ( Suggested by Silenceheard and Featured by Elandria )
ZannaCox Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Would it be the same with dark, black teas? Just curious.
Gold-Seven Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I think it does! Just google for "tea painting", you can even paint with green tea, apparently.
ZannaCox Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been testing out some teas... they are still really golden.... I even put three sachets of English breakfast tea into hardly any water and its still too gold. I need something dark.... Any tips or advice you can spare?
Gold-Seven Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Sorry, I've never painted with tea!
ZannaCox Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What kind of coffee do you paint with?
Gold-Seven Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I get the best results with instant coffee. 
ZannaCox Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Tried instant mocha coffee.... still too light!
Pereyga Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ich mochte das mit dem hellen Hintergrund eigentlich. Aber hm vielleicht hebt es sich so wirklich besser voneinander ab.
Und tolles Ergebnis und interessantes Tutorial.
assommoir Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks for this helpful tutorial! ;) (Wink) 
annaindeed Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
this is just divine~~ I love the results!
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