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07-28-2012, 01:03 AM
On the old kick, which I love nostalgia, done in oil and little ink

07-28-2012, 04:22 AM
Ahh Pat, you touched my heart! When I was a kid, my Dad's uncle owned a station much like this, and I hung around there a lot! For a kid it was great, because it was sort of a meeting place for everybody anywhere around the town. Listening to all those guys talk, I learned a lot. Uhh... some of which I probably shouldn't have .... :) :) Superb job on this Pat! :) :) :)

07-28-2012, 05:22 AM
I too love nostalgia and this was exceptionaaly well done...many years ago my dad and I ran a service station and auto parts business

07-28-2012, 05:37 AM
Pat thanks for adding the ref photo.. it helps to see just how wonderfully your painting pays tribute to a great image... well done:):):)

Marilyn Anne
07-28-2012, 07:08 AM
Very well painted and truly a blast from the past. Love it Pat.

07-28-2012, 08:03 AM
Nicely done Pat, I think we all love nostalgia .

07-28-2012, 08:08 AM
This is really good! and I like the painting more than the photo. Just one personal preference thing missing is the bit of tree at top left

07-28-2012, 09:56 AM
LLLLLLLove this Pat!

07-28-2012, 12:59 PM
Pat, i'm a sucker for the old=timey stuff. You've done yourself proud with this one.

07-29-2012, 04:25 AM
My oh My Pat this is great, you have captured the real vintage look, well done:)

07-30-2012, 12:24 AM
A very lovely painting dear Pat:)

07-30-2012, 01:37 AM
Thankyou all for your kind words, so glad it brought back some memories for SOME of us lol:D

07-30-2012, 11:05 AM
Pat, I like how you made the car look rusty ... great scene, well done! :)

07-31-2012, 02:03 AM
Thankyou MSIE, so glad you like it

07-31-2012, 07:47 AM
What a great scene and a job well done!

07-31-2012, 06:56 PM
I like these rusty, old times paintings and You executed it marvellously.

08-01-2012, 01:33 AM
Neal, thankyou for checking it out, so glad you like it
Caesar, what a kind comment, thankyou as always