Day: September 29, 2015

Studio 365: Day 272

Day 272 vi

Grounds for Dismissal

Today’s image is created entirely with freshly brewed espresso and discarded espresso coffee grounds on watercolor paper, and is the first painting of a new art movement to be called Espressoism, a movement of which I am at present the first and I believe only member! You are very welcome to join of course with your own coffee masterpieces, which I very much look forward to seeing.

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Wishing you all a very happy #NationalCoffeeDay wherever you may be enjoying your morning, afternoon or evening cup of joe.

Day 272 ii

P.S. A great way to celebrate my 700th post – hard to believe!

From Bean to Brew in Peru

Did you know that today is National Coffee Day? I certainly didn’t, particularly as everyday is National Coffee Day in our house. But it really is as I discovered on my Twitter feed this morning when I saw the hatch tag #nationalcoffeeday.

And so to celebrate this important day in the life of my fellow coffee drinkers everywhere I thought I would look back to our coffee plantation visit on Day 5 of our trek to Machu Picchu with Mountain Lodges of Peru in 2013, a day on which we all enjoyed a memorable cup of strong aromatic coffee having witnessed its journey from bean to cup…

…and a great way to respond to Kristin who asked us to show “a change in progress” for this week’s Photo Challenge: Change