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Some People Should Never, Ever Quit Their Day Jobs
Try Asking for One of These at Starbucks
He’s like Picasso on Speed
Yamamoto must work quickly to satisfy customers’ desires for a fresh cup of Joe. He claims he completes each work of art in under four minutes, so the coffee is still hot when he serves it.
Sometimes One Cup Is Not Enough
Some of his creations even climb out of their cups and reach out to others ( I’m afraid those fish are not long for this world…)
Fans Say He’s Also a Real Nice Guy
And Here He is After:
(According to Mr. Harrison, the gift was a complete surprise.)
He Uses Just a Spoon and Toothpick
Yamamoto says he uses two very common objects — a spoon and a toothpick — to create all of his art. He pours the foam in first, then uses the toothpick to paint with espresso and the spoon to create shapes.
Come On In!
The water’s…well, the water’s actually coffee. But it sure is nice and toasty in here.
This is why the Japanese love the metaphor of cherry blossoms. “Because cherry trees blossom for only a week or two every year, when they do blossom, there is the emotional poignancy of knowing that it is only a temporary state of affairs,” writes Koren.
Speaking of Impermanence…
Then There’s This Amazing Giraffe
What better way to show off your over-the-top creativity than crafting a sculpture of the most vertical of creatures, the giraffe? I would have major guilt destroying this work of art in order to get my caffeine fix.