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Mike Chambers

Bicycles

Linocut Bike

This is the bike linocut I made. This is the basic black and white image, but I'd like to explore other possibilities with color.
Mike Chambers
September 6, 2022
Drawing

Still learning to draw

The drawing starts with an idea, it bumps along, suffering the indignity of corrections (erasures) and re-work, and along the way it illuminates -- almost randomly -- some brilliant (and…
Mike Chambers
June 18, 2022
© 2022 Mike Chambers - Cool Blue RoderickStories

Cool Blue Roderick

Just close your eyes Cool Blue Roderick says -- or seems to say -- "Just breathe." The Backstory This image was featured in Character Development: Portrait Studies at the Trueblood…
Mike Chambers
September 3, 2022
Bicycle Daydream, oil on canvas by Mike ChambersStories

Bicycle Daydream

The Bicycle Day Dream "Am I imagining this?" he asked aloud. He leaned his bicycle against the wall. Having no kickstand, the only other alternative was to lay it down…
Mike Chambers
September 3, 2022
© 2022 Mike Chambers - Spirit Lake, watercolor by Mike ChambersStories

Spirit Lake

I gazed at the far side of Spirit Lake where pines created their sawtooth pattern against an overcast sky. It was early morning on a cool summer day but it…
Mike Chambers
September 3, 2022
© 2022 Mike Chambers -Sweetgum Leaf, watercolor painting by Mike ChambersPainting

Sweetgum Leaf

Watercolor painting of a sweetgum leaf and its shadow. It's funny, isn't it?, that we're surrounded by a zillion of these and they are all different and all beautiful. That’s…
Mike Chambers
May 4, 2022
© 2022 Mike Chambers -Cara, oil on canvas by Mike ChambersStories

Cara

Cara is Italian for beloved. What do you say to your beloved when you see her pausing in the doorway, her cup poised just above the saucer midway to her…
Mike Chambers
September 3, 2022