|Old Barnsdall Oil Co. Gas Depot, on Hollister, near Santa Barbara|
Instead I opted to relocate the class down the lane near Ellwood, to paint this historic icon which is behind a fence, and slowly decaying. Still, it was there for us to paint it's portrait.
|Light and Shadow in Art, on location Jan. 25, 2012|
Another student then sent me this image of the gas station, taken not long after it was built. (Thanks Bill)
Now we can only hope to make each brush strokes count, as we paint away each moment; imagining the ghosts of the past...and it all comes together.
The postman always rings twice, because if we don't answer the first ring, we may be out painting.
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