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Perspectiva

This is a very short painting progression animation of my painting Perspectiva, 48 x 36 x 1.5″, acrylic on canvas, © Steve Miller 2022

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Black & White

@ the Grosse Pointe Artists Association This exhibition challenges artists to look at a world without color. From subtle shades of grays to black, we are seeking work ranging from realism to surrealism and abstraction. The Juror, Marat Paransky is a sculptor, painter, photographer and mixed-media artist. Born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1986, his family […]

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Mental Fix

Here’s an animated .gif file of the different stages in the making of my new painting titled, Mental Fix. It was inspired by a strange happening under the viaduct on Normandy Rd next to Delemere Blvd. in Royal Oak. Mental Fix, 16 x 20, acrylic on wood panel, started 4/2/19, completed 4/13/19, © Steve Miller […]

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Dress Makers

Boredom leads to creativity. This small painting of my girls was made from a photo I took of them toward the end of summer 2018, after complaining about being bored. I’ve posted some of the progress shots on my Instagram and Facebook page. Dress Makers portfolio post

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En Plein Air – Lake Michigan

Last week, I made a painting while visiting Douglas Beach on Lake Michigan with my family and friends. I had a blast working en plein air, under shade, while everyone else played in the sand and water. Studying the changing light and reflecting surfaces of the water was mesmerizing, but I had to work quickly […]

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Rocky Climb

It’s hot, humid, very bright. Keep moving. Almost to the top. There’s an offshoot with shade. If only these damn horseflies would leave me alone. This is one narrative I consider when thinking about my latest acrylic landscape painting titled, “Rocky Climb.” Rocky Climb, like a lot of my paintings, is not based on a […]

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Painting The Trails

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Portraits of my girls

Painted these portraits of my little ladies the other day. Magenta highlights and smiles.

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Post Election Painting

Enjoy this beautiful moment, while I dig my own grave.

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Blue Moon Event

Live Painting Demo This past Friday, [highlight]I was one of a select number of artists nationwide hired by Blue Moon[/highlight] (the beer owned by MillerCoors Inc.) to perform a live painting demonstration at a Sports Bar (Art and Jake’s in Shelby Township on 23 mile road) where patrons got to experience the thrill of watching yours truly recreate live […]