Denton artist depicts real life through oil painting
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Denton artist depicts real life through oil painting

Dragging her paintbrush across the blank wall, hands covered in paint, Madelyn Grays recalled creating something out of nothing. It took her ten days and 100 hours in April of 2019 to create her own mural, showcasing her talent, on the wall of LSA Burger on West Hickory in Denton. Madelyn, a painter living in Denton, was selected to paint a mural on the wall of LSA Burger for their annual mural project earlier in the year. Her mural at LSA Burger, which depicts different parfaits, falls under Madelyn’s series inspired by Spanish cuisine. After experiencing an artist block for almost two years, Madelyn took a trip to Spain with her husband, where she was able to find the inspiration to begin a new series. “Two years is the longest time I have ever been in an artist block,” Madelyn said. “I had everything mapped out and I just needed to paint, but even that is hard because it’s an artist block and you just have no desire. My husband and I went to Spain two years ago which was actually during the time of my artist block. I didn’t have any new ideas or anything, so I just […]

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