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Coffee by littlecrow Coffee by littlecrow
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Coffee. I adore coffee. The caffeine is a nice pick-me-up, but it's more than that... there's something comforting and sophisticated in a good cup of coffee, and MAKING a good cup of coffee is a skill all of its own. Even if had some other thing to give me a bit of pep in the morning, I would still miss my morning cup of coffee.

The best part of this project was doing the research into all the different kinds. It was also a bit confusing... things like the latte and macchiato are made and served differently from place to place, do I did the best I could to represent a recognizable version. Some of the cups have little snacks to go with.. the vietnamese has a striped sweet called banh da lon, and the turkish coffee has baklava.

Vector pictures always look so simple in the end, but they end up taking a surprising amount of time. Well at least it takes ME a surprising amount of time. The vector work that I do is so different from the hand-drawn stuff. I know they always say that for an illustrator, it's important to have a distinctive style... maybe it's alright to have two distinctive styles? I enjoy doing the messy scratchy paint stuff and the clean geometric vector stuff both so much.
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Given 2011-09-23
Check out this stylised selection of vectored coffee: Coffee by ~littlecrow ( Suggested by tygeraddict and Featured by ChewedKandi )

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kyoshiroelric Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
All right, drinking coffee now actually.  Great definitions.
Katy133 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student Filmographer
I really like the vector, stylised design of the different kinds of coffee. The way you did the coloured background shapes behind each coffec cup really adds energy to the whole picture.
littlecrow Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013   General Artist
Thanks for the feedback, I'm glad you liked it!
1234LERT7Nan2 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Café mocha, please! just great!!!
kowalkielol Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Now I know the names of the most famous coffee types :)
xXEm-033Xx Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Student General Artist
this is very cool !! :dance:
great job
littlecrow Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012   General Artist
Acceber-Lupine Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
I just LOVE coffee, graphic or otherwise :)
littlecrow Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012   General Artist
Me too. Glad you liked!
ArtDivilArosed Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
Can I use this for Coasters? Let me know. THanks!
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