The Latte Portrait Artist

Chris Higgins
Baristart (Mike Breach)
Baristart (Mike Breach) / Baristart (Mike Breach)

We've mentioned latte art before, but here's a new twist: Mike Breach is a barista who "paints" faces (among other impressively complex designs) into the foam of the lattes he makes. He says "coffee is my medium," and has a lighthearted attitude towards his very-temporary art form. And according to his Tumblr, he's looking for a coffee roaster to sponsor his "coffee studio!" Rad.

STORYBOARD: The Fine Art of Coffee Portraiture from Tumblr on Vimeo.

For more images of the art, check out Mike Breach's Tumblr. As impressive as the Einstein image above is, don't miss Robert Smith (of The Cure) as rendered in foam. Dreamy.

(Via The Kid Should See This.)