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April 7, 2015 AT 2:00 pm

Get A Jolt From These Portraits Of Cultural Icons Made From Coffee #ArtTuesday

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These pieces from Maria A. Aristidou are the perfect blend of coffee and art.

From FastCoExist:

As a cake designer, Maria A. Aristidou is used to creating art out of edibles. Her newest exhibit, which launched recently at Vienna Boutique, a confections store and cake gallery in Limassol, Cyprus, seems like a natural extension. Using coffee as her primary medium, Aristidou has painted intricate renderings of cultural icons from R2-D2 to Bob Marley to Queen Elizabeth. “It was all by accident,” she says of choosing her caffeinated palette. “I’ve spilled my coffee on a project I’ve been working on, and instead of being upset by that, I was intrigued.”

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