Cronulla Milk Bar

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.

Original photo

I created a lot of the details separately before combing them into the finished piece 

beer can


I took liberties with some of the items

pump postermilk bar sign

recreating logos and sign-age   shopfront


cronulla milk bar

Finished painting


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s