Gallery: Hong Yi Paints an Incredible Portrait Using Coffee Stains

The singer tells a tale of heartbreak, a lost romance with a time-traveling girl from 1979. Hung Yi describes her portrait’s earthy, imperfect details as suggestive of a sepia toned photograph, and the imperfect circles from which his form is defined as
 
The singer tells a tale of heartbreak, a lost romance with a time-traveling girl from 1979. Hung Yi describes her portrait’s earthy, imperfect details as suggestive of a sepia toned photograph, and the imperfect circles from which his form is defined as broken and imperfect “like falling autumn leaves”.

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  1. Steven Mikel February 17, 2012 at 9:11 am

    Very Nice! I use brewed coffee reduced down to a thick resin… let it harden, and then work with it in the same way as traditional watercolors.

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