Midday Fix: Painting with coffee

Aly Udartseva, Founder Art Room Events

https://www.artroomevents.com/

Brent Hinton, ACME Hotel Company Director of Sales and Marketing

https://www.acmehotelcompany.com

https://dabble.co/

Event:

Painting with Coffee Class on Wednesday February 27 as part of ACME Hotel Company and Dabble’s Passion Projects event series.

ACME Hotel Company and Dabble Present Passion Projects

Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30

15 E. Ohio St. Chicago, IL 60611

Wednesday February 27 features a Painting with Coffee Class led by Art Room Events

Tickets are $25

https://www.acmehotelcompany.com/blog/things-to-do/discover-your-passions-at-acme

Tips:

  • Coffee paint is condensed, a little goes a long way.
  • Because we’re using one pigment/color, playing with saturation is very important.
  • At the same time, it’s important to let each layer dry.
  • Don’t use too much water, and make sure not to spill water on your painting - it will erase an image.
  • Remember that you can’t add white later - will start light and go darker.
  • Don’t drink the coffee ‘paint’!!! It is coffee, but reprocessed coffee.
  • Start with outlining drawing in pencil.
  • Apply layers from lightest to darkest, letting each layer dry.

 

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