Grace to Paint


Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


race to Paint

Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Blush Roses (Beginning Stage)

0x12″ oil on canvas panel; not yet available for purchase.

Believe it or not, these roses will end up nearly white. But here, you can see that bold warm pinks are put down first, so that the warmth comes up through the final whites. The architecture of these blooms lured me in to paint them. In this first phase, I am only interested in laying a foundation from darks to lights, and testing a color scheme.


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I am Sister Maresa Lilley, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame, located in Chardon, Ohio, USA. For many years, I have enjoyed a passion that permits me to reflect upon simple reality with a brush in hand. To capture a simple essence on canvas and to discover inherent beauty is a daily immersion.

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