This Artist Paints Celebrity Portraits—With Coffee as Ink

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, someone comes along and does totally totally cool and unique. Brazilian artist Dirceu Veiga does more than just create beautiful life-like portraits of celebrities—he actually uses coffee as a medium. Yep, that’s right—coffee.

Art has always been in Veiga’s blood since his first job was working as an illustrator at a publishing company. While working as an illustrator, he began doing his work in local coffee shops to gain inspiration instead of spending his days at the office. Slowly, he began visiting coffee shops more and more.

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What really inspired Veiga the most was the crowds of people in their frantic morning rushes, the smell of fresh brews, and the noises of coffee mugs clinking together and people laughing and socializing.

“I wanted to create something that could translate and capture the coffee shop experience,”…

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