12 June 2011

W Willis at Cass Ave

W Willis at Cass Ave
Oil on linen/panel, 2011, 7x5"
Today's oil painting is an urban landscape of the corner building at W Willis and Cass Ave in the Cass Corridor area of Detroit. One of the vibrant areas in midtown Detroit 
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How to oil paint shadows said...

Great painting! The building, street, and shadows are great!

Patrick said...

I used to live down the street from this corner back in the early 80s, when this building was "Cobb's Corner," a blues and jazz club. In the warm weather you could hear the music drift up Willis through your open windows.

Patrick said...


I used to live up the street from here, in the early 80s, back when this building was called "Cobb's Corner," and was a blues and jazz club. When the waether was warm and your windows were open, you could hear the music.

Postcards from Detroit said...

Thanks Patrick, I love it when you can hear a sax playing in the city.