The Swan is probably the first pour which, when you're able to pour it properly, shows you that you have the basics of latte art down. It incorporates a number of basic techniques, in combination to achieve the final pour.
Setting the crema:
Pouring a rosetta base:
Pushing in bulbs:
Cutting through latte art:
Check out the video for a more in-depth look in to the Swan, and then get cracking!
Lesson Length: ~4 mins
Lesson Difficulty: Intermediate
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