For a while there I was obsessed with photo realistic paintings of american artist Bert Monroy and it inspired me try some of my own, I did a few studies
canon 75-300mm lens
before settling on the small old fashioned convenience store attached to the Cronulla train station with it’s combination of Streamline Modern brick facade and retro fitted modern sign-age.
I created a lot of the details separately before combing them into the finished piece
I took liberties with some of the items
recreating logos and sign-age