Sippin’ Stripes


In the heart of my art studio, the creativity was flowing as freely as my morning brew, and a peculiar masterpiece came to life—one that merged the love for coffee with the grace of a zebra.

In the Studio

I always start with a blank canvas and await its transformation. I am fueled by the rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee and decided to embark on an unconventional journey. Instead of traditional paint, I dipped into an array of coffee shade. I was able to create a palette that mirrored the hues of a warm espresso, a frothy latte, and a deep mocha.

As the first strokes touched the canvas, the zebra began to emerge. Its stripes taking form with the organic swirls and gradients of the coffee hues. It was as if the spirit of the savannah danced in each stroke, blending the earthy tones seamlessly.

I always embrace the unpredictability of coffee as a medium, letting it guide the creation of shadows and highlights. The zebra’s mane echoed the intricate patterns found in coffee foam, and its eyes sparkled with the depth of a well-brewed cup.

In the end, the coffee-painted zebra became more than a piece of art; it became a celebration of creativity, embracing the unexpected, and finding inspiration in the simple pleasures of life. So, the next time you sip your coffee, let your imagination run wild—perhaps there’s a zebra painted in the swirls of your cup.

For more fun facts about zebras, check out this link.

Purchasing Options

  • Original Artwork ~ 16 x 20 Coffee Painted on Watercolor Paper and Framed
  • Signed Artist Prints ~ 5×7, 8×10, 11×14 prints available
  • Note Cards ~ Pack of 6 Sippin’ Stripes note cards and envelopes 
  • Coffee Mug ~ Original art with lime green handle and lime green interior

If interested in hiring me for a commission piece of artwork, click HERE



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