"The Old Shoppe" line and wash

"The Old Shoppe"   line and wash

Good to preserve the memory of such heydays Mike. The old corner shops were all aound us at one time, now sadly just a handful. Nice work.

Another very pleasing painting Mike.

thanks to you both. The world is changing - and not always for the better , I feel. NZ has changed a lot in the 52 years I've been here

It's obvious you love doing this kind of thing. Excellent!

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somewhere in Taranaki lies "The Old Shoppe" , went with a cobber to see it. My kind of subject , stands alone - there is a house next door - but this would have been in its heyday prior to the coming of supermarkets

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Mike Capenerhurst

Born & lived in Leicester for 30 years before coming to NZ in 1965 with wife and family. Dropped art at school for more "useful" subjects. Interest resurrected upon arriving out here. Started with oils, moved to water colour some 20 years ago.. Have played with etching and like it. Primarily self…

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