A number of years ago, I was going through an extensive Art Nouveau kick and came up with a number of designs inspired by the poster work of Alphonse Mucha. About a week ago, I was digging through some old sketchbooks to scan some of the drawings into my computer and found about 20 designs I had done. Since I was happy with how the Four Seasons (Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn) had come out, I decided to go ahead and digitally illustrate a few more.

When I was originally drawing up most of these designs, I spent a great deal of time at a local coffee shop. Because of this, I was inspired to create the “Nouveau Barista” using one of the girls that worked there as the model for the image.


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  • Hege Nolan
    Hege Nolanabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations, you have been featured in the “All Things Coffee Group”
    30 July, 2012 – painted edition
    check it out here!

  • Thanks. That’s great.

    – Benjamin Bader

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 2 years ago

    Great idea! Love it! Congrats on the All Things Coffee feature!

  • Thanks

    – Benjamin Bader

  • HatsOff
    HatsOffabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous illo – love the subject ;)

  • Thanks. Glad you like it.

    – Benjamin Bader

  • sethworx
    sethworxalmost 2 years ago

    Excellent and superb work! Mucha LIVES!

  • Thanks. That means a lot to me.

    – Benjamin Bader

  • Solotry
    Solotryalmost 2 years ago

    Gorgeous work!

  • Thank you.

    – Benjamin Bader

  • CreativeSnap
    CreativeSnapalmost 2 years ago

    good work!

  • Thanks.

    – Benjamin Bader

  • Lisa Knechtel
    Lisa Knechtelalmost 2 years ago

    LOVE this. Very cool.

  • Thanks. Glad you like it.

    – Benjamin Bader

  • M McKeithen
    M McKeithenalmost 2 years ago

    Great work!

  • Thanks

    – Benjamin Bader

  • gfunk45
    gfunk45almost 2 years ago

    beautiful work, Ben!

  • Hey. Thanks

    – Benjamin Bader

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