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A pit stop at the 4 Moons for fuel (and relief in the – pardon me – W.C.). Looks like Bloom has not been swayed by the ad for the 96 oz. soda.

For reference for this gas station, I just walked over to the gas station near my parents’ house one summer morning, sat down and sketched it out. What a blazingly hot, humid summer morning in Nashville that was. I remember it taking me about ten minutes to sketch it, and by the time I was mid-way through that, sweat was running in rivulets down my torso. Man, that was fun! Ain’t nothing like the real thing. I’m in favor of any kind of reference material for backgrounds, and these days there are more and more easily accessible ways to find it, but drawing from life is the most fun, no doubt.