We’re mega impressed with the creativity of Carrah Aldridge, a self-taught illustrator hailing from Ohio, who creates gorgeous, intricate hand-drawn art with coloring supplies on the coffee giant’s iconic paper cups. Known as Creative_Carrah on Instagram, her gallery showcases all of her artwork, with an impressive number of more than 80,000 fans following her artsy feed.
Better photo of my #GiveGood starbucks cup ❤ I realized my previous photo was a wee bit dark 😅 i love lots of details but might make another, sinplified cup art for this holiday season 🌸Thank you again, @starbucks for this opportunity and the little care package with art supplies and coffee! #starbucks #starbuckscupart #sharpie #marker #starbuckscoffee
After posting this fancy monochrome 16oz cup artwork on Reddit, Carrah responded to a user’s question that each illustration can take anywhere from four to sixteen hours for completion, depending on the complexity of the design. Respect.