Lester Blair Studio | acrylic paintings by Lester Blair
painting, figurative painting, urban art, social landscape, realism, realist art, Lester Blair, artist living in Masterton, New Zealand.
store front, abandoned store, Featherstone New Zealand, small town New Zealand
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Acrylic on Canvas 700mm x 600mm

abandoned store front 

This painting is from a photograph I took on a side street in Featherston – a small town in the Wairarapa of New Zealand. The abandoned shop was probably once a dairy (what we call a general store) or a butcher shop. I have painted the store in a realistic manner as per the photograph, but the surrounding landscape I have indicated  in a more abstract painting language.