Monday, February 27, 2012

Coffee Stain Portrait





A portrait of Jay Chou using coffee stains.

The project took about 12 hours to finish. Coffee is quite a challenging medium to use - too little water and the rings wouldn't form easily, too much water and the rings would blend into each other, resulting in just a deformed pool of coffee. She had to also wait for the lighter parts too dry up before stamping on the darker rings, or else the rings would not be visible.

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4 comments:

  1. Actually, Red Hong painted a portrait of Jay Chou, who is a talented singer-song writer from Taiwan.

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  2. The artist isn't called Jay Chou; it's the person in her coffee portrait =)

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  3. Oh thanx for the heads up guys! Will edit the post now :)

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