Friday, January 08, 2010

Espresso Basket

Is this thing called an espresso basket? Here is the underpainting.

I realized this morning as I was photographing this that it is becoming an "old fashioned" item. You don't see them at Starbucks anymore and I know a lot of people who have automated machines where the only sign they see of this is the used "puck". That said, it was fun to paint a shiny thing as I work on my coffee theme.

(Click for a larger version.)
12" x 12" Oil on deep dish canvas.

UPDATE: It is called the basket.

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