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Barrista Mike Breach of Smile To Go Creates Caffeinated Masterpieces

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: storyboard.tumblr & visualnews
Boutique coffee shops have set themselves apart from larger chains through more personable service and creative drinks, but barrista Mike Breach has taken this up a notch with his latte fine art. An incredible feat of skill and patience that could rival the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci and Picasso, Mike Breach demonstrates that detailed portraits can be depicted as easily with milk foam and espresso as it can be with pencils and paintbrushes.

Using a bamboo skewer as a paintbrush, Mike Breach has portrayed rock stars, extraterrestrials, artists and some of the most brilliant minds. He reveals, "I kind of want to be like Willy Wonka with coffee- make it interesting and fun for people; take the pretentiousness out of it, take the seriousness out of it." Stats for Latte Fine Art Trending: Older & Mild
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