McAlpine Miller uses subtle tones to create the illustion of transparancies within his works. These oil pieces become a blur of objects, portraying the idea of an energy-laden consumer society. McAlpine focuses on contrasting themes of cartoons and superheroes against images of European supermodels to illustrate the unrealistic idealism that these celebrated objects present. The way the images overlap and fade into one another is intended to show forgotten memories and aspirations as well as the feeling of a shallow existence.