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How to illustrate old pennsylvania station, 1913

Illustrate Old Pennsylvania Station, 1913

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Oh Penn Station how I love u so.  If I could go back in time PS would be destination numbero uno!  Such an epic structure. So grand!  See... Just talking about PS makes me sad.

Oh Penn Station how I love u so. If I could go back in time PS would be destination numbero uno! Such an epic structure. So grand! See... Just talking about PS makes me sad.

Here's the working final. I still have to add and fix and bunch of areas. But this is about 90% done.

I started with the front arch.  We need more arches of mega proportion these days.  I can't image how intense this would have been to see in person. I mean holy crap!! It's just magnificent.

I started with the front arch. We need more arches of mega proportion these days. I can't image how intense this would have been to see in person. I mean holy crap!! It's just magnificent.

These are lamp structures and walls.  Something went wrong with my camera here, too much green.  Sorry.

These are lamp structures and walls. Something went wrong with my camera here, too much green. Sorry.

More walls. Yuck on that green.

More walls. Yuck on that green.

Here is a ticket booth.

Here is a ticket booth.

After clean up and compositing, I add my old paper as a texture.  I had to block areas out to get the perspective right.

After clean up and compositing, I add my old paper as a texture. I had to block areas out to get the perspective right.

Here's the image used for my graphic novel: Time Travel Tesla.   Any questions? Www.erosner.com

Here's the image used for my graphic novel: Time Travel Tesla. Any questions? Www.erosner.com

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