Patti Ruan
Coffee Aroma


Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I've became a regular coffee user. It's always exciting, when ordering them, to select and smell the beans. How can something so tiny has so many kinds of aroma? It is invisible but it's there filling up the space!

How was the illustration used:
It's for my own personal exploration of drawing people, also to try colors.

How did you make this work:
I love digital drawings so I draw line sketch in Procreate with iPad, coloring and finish with Photoshop.

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Patti Ruan is a Chinese illustrator based in Shanghai. She loves to observe fun and small things in everyday life, makes the invisible space/feelings in reality visible by visualizing imaginations, and also tries to do it in a grumpy way.