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…then you would discover that it isn’t watercolor at all, but is painted with strong black coffee. Yum! I love the rich, warm tones it creates on the journal page. Blends from different regions of the world make different shades of brown: a shade-grown Costa Rican brew is rusty red, while organic Hawaiian is a shiny sepia. And when the painting session is over, the coffee grounds go into the compost pile.