The Art Works of Wilmington North Carolina

imageartworks™<img src=”https://madisonsartistblog.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/image1.jpg?w=665&#8243; alt=”image” width=”665″ height=”887″ class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-460″ />We are an open gallery and studio space with a large space for event venues. TheArtWorks™ Is open from 10 am to 3 pm daily and 6-9 pm on fourth Friday gallery nights. All are welcome. Wine and appetizers Are severed. Here we will continue to post the latest happeningsgoing at Continue reading

Scrape and Paint

self portrait continues.

self portrait continues.


I’m taking a painting class from a new to me artist named Chappy Valente here in North Carolina. He likes to use a process where by he paints to a certain point and then scrapes. Then paints again. I am just one session into this class. I’ll keep you updated. I’m also learning how to address the painting of hair. He is great with colour!

Next Painting ?

Drawing for my next painting.

Drawing for my next painting.

. I haven’t painted in some time due to lack of inspiration.
I usually try to paint something that will challenge me or that which I want to hang. Thus far none of my painting are worthy of my walls. In time I suppose I will go back after much practice, to each of my past poorly executed works and bring them up to a presentable state.
So I welcome Buddha to my next of many practice drawings and paintings studies.

Practice Oil Paintings and Sketches

By Madison DuVeau

By Madison DuVeau

I know I’ve been away a while, but I have been studying to better my skills. I love the process. This is some of what I have accomplished so far. Painting from photographs are not best. Painting from life with natural light would be ideal. Portraits with smiles are just plain goofy. It’s difficult to find photos of people NOT smiling.