This Gorgeous Korean Barista Recreates World-Famous Paintings Using Coffee


A barista in Seoul is taking coffee art to a whole new level and makes latte flowers look like child’s play.

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Lee Kang Bin is the man behind these beautiful pieces of latte art and regularly welcomes Somi into his cafe for a cup of delicious, and beautifully presented, coffee.

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The coffee artist calls his works “Cream art” and has recreated many pieces of world-renowned paintings and cartoon characters on his coffee cups.

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Each cup takes about 15 minutes to finish and it only takes $8.71 to get one of these masterpieces served to your table.

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Lee uses tiny brushes and spoons to paint and spread thick cream colored with food coloring on top of the latte.

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All the mini creations are completely drinkable, so remember to sip up the art before it completely cools down.

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Lee has won over the hearts of thousands with his latte art and has created an enthusiastic following for the café online and offline.

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He has even made idols appear atop his freshly brewed cups of java.

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To order up an art cup of your own, head to C.Through Coffee Shop in Seungdong district, Seoul…

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And look for this handsome barista.

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Source: Highsnobiety, Reuters, The Telegraph

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