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Caffeinated Fingerprint Paintings

These Illustrations are Creatively Made Using Coffee Drips

— December 25, 2015 — Lifestyle
Talented artist Ghidaq al-Nizar creatively uses coffee drips and fingers to create beautifully detailed miniature fingerprint paintings. The works of art are made by manipulating the coffee with a paintbrush after a finger has been dipped into it, and transforming the liquid into illustrations of people, trees and animals.

Painting on a canvas size that is no bigger than a finger tip is a challenge for many artist, but a skill that al-Nizar masters effortlessly. The process begins by the artist dipping their finger into a cup of coffee and pressing their finger into a piece of paper. Then using a fine tip brush, more coffee is added and used as paint to add detailed drawings of settings and simple landscapes.
Trend Themes
1. Coffee-based Art - Exploring the use of coffee drips and fingers in creating art presents an opportunity for the art industry to market unique and eco-friendly artwork.
2. Miniature Art - Creating intricate works of art no bigger than a fingertip allows for opportunities in the craft and hobby industry to create new art forms and crafts.
3. Finger Painting - Reviving the art of finger painting by using coffee drips to create stunning and unique artwork creates opportunities for the art industry to offer workshops and classes that appeal to all age ranges.
Industry Implications
1. Art - The art industry can explore the use of coffee and fingers as a new medium while also promoting eco-friendliness.
2. Craft and Hobby - The craft and hobby industry can take inspiration from miniature art and incorporate them into their products by creating small-scale crafts or starter kits.
3. Education - The education industry can use finger painting with coffee as a way to teach art fundamentals to young students in a fun and engaging way.
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