Coffee artist creates amazing portraits in latte foam

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">"'Chewy, we're Foam.' Han Solo Espresso and Brewbacca. (@baristart/Instagram)</span></div>
See how this artist went from being a barista serving coffee to the Michelangelo of milk.

Michael Breach creates his unique artworks using nothing but a toothpick to manipulate the milk foam of a cafe latte. Breach posts his latte foam portraits -- often depicting movie and TV characters, celebrities, and pop culture -- to his Instagram account, @baristart.

The artist told Nightline that he started doing latte foam art during his down time as a coffee shop barista.

"I had a lot of time on my hands and I had a lot of coffee around me and I just wanted to make art with whatever was around me, and to entertain myself," he said.

Breach's caffeinated creations have earned him more than 53,000 followers on Instagram.

"I think it's art a lot of ways, because it doesn't really have a use," he told ABC's Nightline. "The only real purpose of art is to make somebody happy, to be pleasing to the eye for aesthetics."
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