I have always admired artists and the way they’re able to recreate what they see around them right onto a piece of paper. I wish I could do that. My mother is an artist, who majored in fine art at college. Unfortunately, I didn’t inherit her abilities. The best I can do is stick figures.
But the artists that I admire most are the ones who are self-taught. That just blows my mind to think that they’ve had no formal training, yet are able to produce wonderful works of art.
One self-taught artist, Maegan Eckblad, has some incredible talent working with an unusual subject matter: coffee spills.
Eckblad creates some very interesting and incredible illustrations using coffee spills on paper. Granted, because the coffee spills aren’t ever the same, her style can greatly change.
She can make anything from very cute little renditions of animals to Dungeons & Dragons-inspired geography.
Check out some of her work below:
Eckblad sells many of her different illustrations through her own website. As you can imagine, each individual piece is a unique, one-of-a-kind creation. It can’t be replicated.
As Eckblad says on her website, “Each piece of art was created by hand from a coffee spill. Only the original piece is for sale. Once sold, the piece is gone. No duplicate prints are created. Each piece is a 1 of 1.”
That means, like with many artists, you’re getting a one-of-a-kind work of art that you can treasure forever.
What do you think of her artwork? Would you want to have an illustration of hers? Let us know!SKM: below-content placeholder