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I’ve got 3 words for ya

These collages were made for an upcoming show called "Text Messages" that the Treasure Valley Artists' Alliance is putting on at Boise State Public Radio in January.  I don't know if they'll be accepted in the show, but I thought you might like to see a preview of my first…
Mike Chambers
December 23, 2011
Bench House Door, collage, Michael ChambersBlogCollage


It's not really much of a story.  I was just sitting in the studio getting my butt kicked by an insanely tough collage and the Genie came a-knockin'.  Coming out of the bottle in a big puff is no longer the scene for these guys.  So, anyhoo, I asked for a little help.  Here's…
Mike Chambers
May 28, 2011
Lina's Lines, collage with painted paper, Michael ChambersBlogCollage

Lina’s lines

Lina came over to the house last night and we had a great daddy/daughter moment talking about this collage and trying a few things.  She took the driver's seat and solved a visual problem we were having with the wavy lines on the left.  Collaboration has its rewards! Lina's Lines,…
Mike Chambers
May 27, 2011

Collage 101

Step 1: dump all your supplies onto the table. Step 2: throw stuff together till it looks like a door and a floor. Step 3: take away all the pieces that aren't helping. Step 4: use glue on the parts you want to keep.  Use the fan on its highest speed to deal with the…
Mike Chambers
May 23, 2011