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Q: Barista who makes pictures in cappuccino foam ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Barista who makes pictures in cappuccino foam
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: cope360-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 12 Jul 2004 22:04 PDT
Expires: 11 Aug 2004 22:04 PDT
Question ID: 373330
Probably within the last 6 months, but definitely within the last
year, I saw a news story about a barista who "paints" portraits in the
tops of cappuccinos by mixing the light-colored foam the dark

For an answer to this question I just want a link to an online news
story that includes a photo of the portrait.
Subject: Re: Barista who makes pictures in cappuccino foam
Answered By: mother911-ga on 12 Jul 2004 23:08 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello Cope360,

It took a while to find an actual article with art work created in the
cup as opposed to simply using lighter and darker coffee as water
color paints.

I first found this image which I felt put me on the right track.
An image from an Italian coffee website:
search theory: Google images search engine keywords "coffee art"

Working from there and realizing "coffee art" pulled way too many
water color types artists, I went with a different search and found
what I hoped was the article, instead it was an ad for a book.
Gilkatho fine coffee supplies:
search theory: Google search engine keywords barista coffee art

Finally, a brainstorm, different words again but this time...GOLD!!!

I think this is the article you are referring to, It is an interview
with barista, Mark Christman.
Latte Art by Lura Lee:
search theory: Google search engine keywords article designs latte foam

This website also came up, altho it is more of a guide then an
article, it details how to make some of these wonderful designs.
Milk Frothing Guide - Latte Art Guide by Jim Schulman:
search theory: Google search engine keywords coffee milk art

Other interesting latte art sites:

Please feel free to ask for clarification before rating this answer.
Thanks and enjoy,
cope360-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars
Thanks, Mother911.  You didn't get me the exact answer I was looking
for, but you got me so much closer than I was able to get on my own
that I am going to accept the answer.  I added the keyword portrait to
the search I found the following blog post immediately.  It has the
photo and story I was looking for.

Google: latte art portrait

There is also a link there to the original article in the Herald Sun,
but they don't have the article online anymore.

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