Monday Coffee

coffee painting, coffee illustration, fashion illustration, coffee artHappy Monday loves, I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

Coffee is always a good idea especially on Monday morning, right? Here is another coffee illustration I painted earlier today and I wanted to share step by step of my work process (you can find more coffee paintings in this post).

coffee painting, coffee illustration, fashion illustration, coffee artI usually start with light pencil sketchcoffee painting, coffee illustration, fashion illustration, coffee artThen I start applying coffee-pretty similar to watercolor painting process- always start with light areas step by step painting, how to paint with coffeehow to paint with coffee, how to paint fashion illustration When light areas are painted, I do darker coffee mix in a spoon (you don’t need a lot of it) and do some dark lines for the contrast.
coffee painting, coffee illustration, fashion illustration, coffee artAnd to make the illustration more interesting I add some coffee splatters. I take big brush, dip it in a coffee so there is a large glob and flick my arm until I get nice splatters. coffee painting, coffee illustration, fashion illustration, coffee artThanks a lot for reading and I would love to hear about your work process!



  • Stunning painting! I love it!

    Her Heartland Soul

    • Thanks a lot Erin! I love trying new things and coffee painting is my new obsession:)

  • Jaime Costilow

    That is beautiful! I love your technique and work process that you shared. It’s always cool to see a step by step of how art is produced.

    XO, Jaime

    • Thank you Jaime, I’m glad you like the step by step post and I’ll try to share more work in progress!

  • This is beautiful! I love that you worked in a different color scale, rather than just the classic black/white/grey. I love coffee and this, too!!

    Much Love,
    -Stephanie Eva

    • Thank you so much Stephanie! So sweet of you!

  • Sabrina

    Thank you so much for the explanation! Can’t wait to try my own coffee watercolor 🙂 beautiful piece by the way!!!

    • Thank you Sabrina! You will love working with coffee and the best part is the aroma from your sketchbook!:)

  • Wow what a cool idea. Now I’ve gotta try coffee-color. I also like that you showed the step-by-step. And the illustration you did is beautiful.

    • Thank you so much dear! I love experimenting and discovering new fun art stuff, I’m sure you will love painting with coffee! I also like the combination of coffee and ink, looks very edgy