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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]

Finished image:

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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[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 )
LucidKitsune Oct 4, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for this, I've been looking for a how-to on how to paint with coffee. Every time I try it it comes out too light! Now I know I need to try the instant coffee variety. Thank you again--and a beautiful painting!!!
Wow, really interesting, and I feel to try this technique right away:)

Thank you for a great tutorial!

I wonder if it is possible to preserve the coffeepainting with the same spray that goes for the charcoal drawing.
Gold-Seven Sep 24, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Probably not the charcoal one, but there are watercolour fixatives that give some water-resistance as well as lightfastness. 
PurpleValkyrie Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Taigas-den Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh wow thank you for posting this (even though it was a while ago it seems)! I've been dabbling with coffee and this really helps me a lot!
LupusDream Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow that painting must smell good.
Isadora-Legata Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for this tutorial! I had a lot of fun working with this medium! I was wondering if you discovered a way to preserve the finished work.
O. M. G that is amazing! Wow!
ehmurarld Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, I have to try this one day!
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