Author Archives: MLEmiddletonART

About MLEmiddletonART

artist, art teacher

Buchanan Gallery show

My painting Off With Their Heads made it into Buchanan Gallery’s Water Works Show! If you are in  Galveston between August 27 and October 1, stop by and check out the show! Buchanan is one street over from the Strand on … Continue reading

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Life Drawing!

I have been attending life drawing in Houston for the last couple of weeks with my wonderful mom and we have had SO much fun! Every drawing I do I can feel myself getting better, and that is an awesome … Continue reading

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Fresh Fish

Here is a sneak peek of a painting that I am currently working on. As an artist, it is important to me that I keep growing and trying new things. This is a different take on my usual pattern-overlay acrylic … Continue reading

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More More More!

    Here is my finished painting that I’ve been working on! Also check out my latest self-portrait.  detail

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Wood Panel-Still in progress

I worked on my wood panel painting today. I focused on bringing dimension to the fish and tomorrow I plan to finish the background and add/touch up a few small details when the fish are totally dry. Then it will … Continue reading

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Today, I focused on my newest painting of angel fish. I’ve been wanting to do this one for a while. As I was painting the gravel, my mind wandered to when I was in 1st grade working on the set … Continue reading

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Still life drawing in my classroom

Western still life Western still life Cow skull with dramatic lighting Because drawing from observation is the best way to learn to draw, I have challenged my students this year with several still life set-ups. We have done different projects/techniques … Continue reading

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