Painting A Day: Haffner’s Gasoline
Oil on masonite, 4″ x 6″
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Haffner’s is a small chain of gas stations located in the towns north of Boston. Aside from the overall retro feel of the place – the sign is a huge neon kicking donkey – what I found tremendously appealing about it was the opportunity to paint both sunlight and artifical light in the same scene – the lights under the canopy were bright enough to cast a noticable glow – even during the day!