Slash
Artist Uses Starbucks Cups As Extension Of Her Canvas [Pics]

Japanese illustrator Tomoko Shintani incorporates the coffee cups and mugs in unique ways in a series of drawings.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on November 30, 2012.

Tomoko Shintani, a Japanese illustrator, spends her time in Starbucks drawing different scenes with her black pen. The pictures, featuring a little girl and other cute characters and animals, start out on paper and extend onto Starbucks cups and mugs.

Artist Uses Starbucks Cups As Extension Of Canvas [Pics]

The cups are incorporated into each illustration in unique ways, adding an extra dimension to the adorable doodles. Click through to see a selection of Shintani’s creations:

Tomoko Shintani

Thinking...