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Paintings by Chavez Gallery seen at Creator's Studio, Colorado Springs - As the Story Grows oil painting 16x20 inches
Image credit: Liese Chavez

As the Story Grows oil painting 16x20 inches


Commission time: 12-23 Weeks

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Creation: 12-23 weeks

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As the Story Grows. 16x20 inch oil painting . This piece describes the feeling of being so absorbed in reading a book that the story becomes real for you. Reference to the classic fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Meet the Creator

Narrative Surrealism

Liese Chavez is a professional artist and art gallery owner who's surreal narratives are primarily executed with oil paint. You can find her 5 days a week entertaining and creating at Chavez Art Gallery.

Raised in Massachusetts but a Colorado transplant since 2000, Liese Chavez’s artwork still carries some of the flavors of the East Coast. A Victorian aesthetic and dry humor will always remind her of home. Liese believes that we have more in common than we realize and that each painting has the potential to reflect back to the viewer a valuable part of their history. As a result of her strong desire to make her characters more sensitive, she has been studying some of the oldest techniques for painting luminous skin such as the Venetian layering technique in oil. Her art education has been achieved through dedicated study of art textbooks and videos combined with daily practice.

The people that Liese paints have inscrutable expressions, in part because they usually reflect a private moment. When we are with ourselves we do not “put on a face” for our own benefit-we are just present, pretending nothing. Sharing the things that make life magical, funny and wondrous is her greatest desire and she hopes you will enjoy the journey.

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