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© 2022Mike Chambers, painting, Miss Terry AboundsPeople StoriesStories

Miss Terry Abounds

This is the root of the mystery of portraiture: the subject sits and the artist interprets. Does the artist allow his or her own thoughts and biases and filters to affect the image? Absolutely! How could it be otherwise? Does the subject reveal all of her innermost thoughts and feelings…
Mike Chambers
October 2, 2021
© 2022 Michael Chambers - Coco, digital painting by Mike ChambersPeople StoriesStories

Cool Coco

You might say that Coco was forged in fire and arose from the ashes. That's how she would describe it, anyway. The Backstory This image was featured in Character Development: Portrait Studies at the Trueblood Pop-up Gallery at Boise State University.
Mike Chambers
October 2, 2021
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Annunciation

The angel Gabriel has something important to say. "You'll want to be sitting down for this." So, Mary sits, hands on her lap as the angel whispers the news in her ear. See an Angel by accident.  
Mike Chambers
October 2, 2021
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Tuesday Night Meeting

The friends gather at the No Name Bar every Tuesday night. Tuesdays are good because they are fairly certain they'll get to sit at their favorite corner table by the front window. Topics range from politics to daily life to work to family to the State of the World. They…
Mike Chambers
October 2, 2021