The Pink Poodle Motel Sign [oil ,acrylic,texture paint, painting] by Virginia McGowan

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The Pink Poodle Motel Sign [oil ,acrylic,texture paint, painting] by 

An oil painting with texture paint of the Pink Poodle Motel sign that is on the Gold Coast Highway in Surfers Paradise Queensland,

Card suitable for kids or for people who stay here and would like a momento eg somebody recently purcahed a card for their parent 40 wedding anniversary because the stayed here for their honeymoon.


children, coast, dog, ginnymac, gold, motel, paradise, pink, poodle, sales, surfers

Artist/Painter for over 30 years,Photographer for almost 60.

Life has been and is all about art… . Most Paintings are for sale in original form ,paper, canvas, board, stretched or …I can frame for you and ship anywhere anytime .
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  • pat oubridge
    pat oubridgeover 6 years ago

    Brilliant ginny

  • Murray Swift
    Murray Swiftover 6 years ago

    Brings back memories :)
    I think the original was made in the late 1960s, this is probably the longest lasting sign on the Gold Coast, pretty amazing when you consider that nearly every structure here is replaced about every 20 years!

  • hahah more like 2 years! It used to be a joke in our house everytime we drove down the Highway I’d point to a hole in the ground and say “what used to be there” ?

    – Virginia McGowan

  • Murray Swift
    Murray Swiftover 6 years ago

    Yes, 20 years is a bit conservative :)

  • cheetaah
    cheetaahover 6 years ago

    Great, beautiful

  • thanks cheetaah

    – Virginia McGowan

  • Kym  Breeze
    Kym Breezeover 6 years ago

    this is great and yes it does bring back memories of trips to the coast, this sign certainly stood out….

  • Thanks Kym.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • greenfrog153
    greenfrog153over 6 years ago

    Great work Ginny.

  • thanks for you support G.F. [love this name!] I always picture me chatting away to a dear little frog ]

    – Virginia McGowan

  • greenfrog153
    greenfrog153over 6 years ago

    Awwwwwwww shucks.

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 6 years ago

    Fabulous work Ginny, you should email them with a small size photo, would make a great postcard for them, perhaps a few sales??

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsover 6 years ago

    i love kitsch!!!

  • thanks Shylie hehehe!

    – Virginia McGowan

  • kevsphotos2008
    kevsphotos2008about 6 years ago

    just had a good look at your work,fantastic……..well done…………..

  • thanks kev sorry late in thanksing you ,I missed the comment.

    – Virginia McGowan

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