This Artist Uses Leftover Coffee To Create Beautiful Artworks – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

This Artist Uses Leftover Coffee To Create Beautiful Artworks

Painting with coffee and creating other food-based art is all the rage right now. Occasionally, though, someone comes along and ups the ante a bit, pushing the trend even further. One such artist is Ghidaq al-Nizar, who creates magical little scenes using the remnants of his morning brew.

Al-Nizar calls using his leftovers to make art “zero-waste coffee,” meaning he uses everything, including the grounds, in his creation process.

He also paints on unique surfaces besides paper, including dried leaves. The coffee tones on the leaves’ natural colors create a warm, earthy palette of soft browns. His paintings can be found on plates, as well.

So why paint with coffee and not, say, paint? For al-Nizar, it’s all about feeling, and, like may people, he has some strong feelings about coffee. “I love intimacy,” he says. “I feel it with coffee and it’s fun to have fun with something you love. So I can’t find any better medium to celebrate my feelings. Artists have to feel when they do something, and I think it applies for everyone…If you can’t feel it, you will leave it.”

You can see much more of al-Nizar’s work on his Facebook and Instagram, where he updates his portfolio with each cup of coffee — and sometimes branches out and makes art on latte foam. We suggest enjoying his art with a nice cup of your favorite brew.

Via Viralnova, BoredPanda, My Modern Met

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Design You Trust Facebook page. You won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Old Toys Receive Donated Limbs To Educate Kids About Organ Transplants
Urban Diversion: Playful Street Art Interventions on the Streets of France
The Vivid Surrealism Of Quentin Deronzier
Amazing Cyberpunk And Post-Apocalyptic Urban Landscapes By Justin Leduc
This Painter Captures the Elusive Beauty of Ordinary Life
An Artist Imagines If Popular Sodas Were Cartoon Character
Person Uses Artificial Intelligence To Make Anime And Cartoon Characters Look More Realistic
Husband Illustrated Every Single Day He Spent With His Beloved Wife In 365 Drawings
Artist Creates Beautiful Paintings Based On Vintage Images To Merge The Past And Present
"Beneath the Horizon": The Superb Dreamy Aethsetic Artworks of Muhammad Nafay
This Tiny, Painted Door At The Base Of A Tree Stump Has Been A Fixture Of The Harvard University Campus For Decades
"PURE CHAOS": The Superb Crypto Pop Artworks of Anna Louise Simpson
Russian Street Artist Shows Off His Amazing Calligraphy Artwork On The Local Tram
The Original and Outrageous 1979 Cocaine Calendar
From Game Of Thrones To Harry Potter: Film And TV Library Designs Give Fans Insight Into Iconic Scene
Spanish Visual Artist Creates Amazing Experimental AI Photography
Spitting In The Face Of Christ: The Superb Blasphemous Horror Art Of Paolo Girardi
Russian Paper Artist Reinterprets Baroque Wigs With A Modern Flair
"Retric Dreams": The Superb Synthwave Inspired Artworks in Dark Neon by Maximilian Auer
"The Faces Of Fear": The Superb Dark Concept Art By Anthony Jones
Artist Reimagined And Illustrated 6 Movie Posters From His Favorite Films
12 Pictures That Anyone Who’s Been Pregnant Will Understand Perfectly
"Always Moving Under the Surface": Organic Typography by Alex Ortiga
This Artist Uses Music Sheets To Create Stunning Illustrations